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Business Chemistry: Practical Magic for Crafting Powerful Work Relationships

A new book that can help you create the kind of chemistry that fuels work place success

Ever wonder what it is that makes two people click or clash? Or why some groups excel while others fumble? Or how you, as a leader, can make or break team potential? Business Chemistry holds the answers. In their new book, 'Practical Magic for Crafting Powerful Work Relationships,' authors Kim Christfort and Suzanne Vickberg share the lessons they’ve learned—and the stories they’ve collected—through years of practical, hands-on experience in the study of team building, cognitive diversity, and the ways in which creating a positive, inclusive office environment can empower people to do their very best work and reach their full potential.

The book that can help raise your own level of performance, enhance customer engagement, or become a more effective leader
This book is powerful because it takes a fresh approach to an age-old topic. It is purpose-built for business to be practical and sticky, distilling an often murky subject down to the essence of what really matters for people in a work environment.​

Build empathy and stronger relationships by recognizing key differences in how people work and what they need to thrive, then flexing your own style accordingly
Imagine you had a more in-depth understanding of yourself and why you thrive in some work environments and flounder in others. Suppose you had a clearer view of what to do about it so that you could always perform at your best. Business Chemistry can help change your interactions with others by actively cultivating diversity allowing for appreciation and leveraging of the multi-dimensionality of your team.

Manage and motivate different types of people by learning what kinds of interactions and working conditions kill their potential, and what kinds unlock it
Imagine you had more insight into what makes people tick and what ticks them off, how some interactions unlock potential while others shut people down. Suppose you could gain people’s trust, influence them, motivate them, and get the very most out of your work relationships. Business Chemistry can help enable the recognition, valuation, cultivation, and integration of each working style to create an overall environment were all can thrive.

Activate the power of diversity and lead teams to success by revamping norms and ways of working so all can perform at their best
Imagine you knew how to create a work environment where all types of people excel, even if they have conflicting perspectives, preferences, and needs. Suppose you could activate the potential benefits of diversity on your teams and in your organizations, improving collaboration to achieve the group’s collective potential. Business Chemistry can help dramatically increase group effectiveness by tapping into complementary strengths and can create environments that both empower and compel people to make their very best contribution.

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