The 3rd Alternative

The 3rd Alternative : Solving Life's Most Difficult Problems

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From the multimillion-copy bestselling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People--hailed as the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century--The 3rd Alternative turns Dr. Stephen R. Covey's formidable insight to a powerful new way to resolve professional and personal difficulties and create solutions to great challenges in organizations and society. There are many methods of "conflict resolution," but most involve compromise, a low-level accommodation that stops the fight without breaking through to amazing new results. The 3rd Alternative introduces a breakthrough approach to conflict resolution and creative problem solving, transcending traditional solutions to conflict by forging a path toward a third option, a 3rd Alternative that moves beyond your way or my way to a higher and better way--one that allows both parties to emerge from debate or even heated conflict in a far better place than either had envisioned. With the 3rd Alternative, nobody has to give up anything, and everyone more

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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 144 x 220 x 32mm | 739.35g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • figures
  • 1451626274
  • 9781451626278
  • 106,481

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"In "The 3rd Alternative," Stephen Covey urges us to chart a course beyond the suboptimal solutions to all our crises - beyond left and right, and beyond the many false choices in front of us. "The 3rd Alternative" is a wise and welcome echo of Einstein's warning that the problems we're facing today cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them." --Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the AOL Huffington Post Media Groupshow more

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