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  • - Lær at forstå dem, du ikke kan forstå
    af Thomas Erikson
    157,95 - 177,95 kr.

    Hvilken farve er du? Omgivet af idioter er den fagbog alle taler om - næsten 600.000 svenskere har allerede købt bogen og den er udgivet i 40 lande. Er du "gul" og impulsiv eller "blå" og analytisk. Måske du er "rød" og målbevist med tendens til at være styrende eller måske er du "grøn" og tålmodig og fantastiske teamplayer. Har du nogensinde diskuteret med din partner og følt, at I gik fuldstændig skævt af hinanden? Eller har du prøvet at forlade et møde med en følelse af, at du slet ikke forstod de andre i lokalet? Eller oplever du, at visse mennesker aldrig forstår dig, uanset, hvor klart du udtrykker dig? Omgivet af idioter byder på en række forfriskende ”aha-oplevelser” – og sandsynligvis også nogle ”åh nej-oplevelser”. Når du har læst denne bog vil du forstå, hvad folk omkring dig virkelig mener. Du vil helt sikkert få reduceret mængden af idioter i dine omgivelser. Omgivet af idioter beskriver underholdende og konkret en af verdens mest udbredte redskaber til analyse af menneskelig kommunikation. Med en videnskabelig forankring præsenterer bogen, gennem en række eksempler fra hverdagen, et værktøj, der kan hjælpe læseren med at forstå forskellige måder at kommunikere på. Den udpeger en af de mest almindelige årsager til konflikt i hverdagen – dårlig kommunikation. Og den giver dig, læseren, svaret på spørgsmålet: hvad gør jeg ved det? Når du har læst bogen, vil intet være, som det var før.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    167,95 - 231,95 kr.

    Psykopater eller mennesker med psykopatiske træk findes overalt. Det er tit charmerende og tiltrækkende personer, der kan overbevise hvem som helst om hvad som helst, men deres adfærd er ekstremt manipulerende, og de er altid på jagt efter muligheder for at udnytte andre mennesker. Thomas Erikson afslører deres metoder og forklarer den psykologiske model DISC, der viser om din personlighedstype er rød, gul, grøn eller blå. Ved at øge din bevidsthed om, hvordan du selv fungerer, kan du gennemskue og modstå selv avanceret manipulation. Du får redskaber til at opdage faren i tide – og viden om, hvordan netop din personlighedstype kan blive udnyttet af mennesker med en skjult dagsorden. Thomas Erikson er foredragsholder, ledelseskonsulent og succesrig forfatter. Ud over Omgivet af psykopater har han skrevet bestselleren Omgivet af idioter, der er solgt i 500.000 eksemplarer i Sverige og udgivet i 40 lande. I sin konsulentvirksomhed arbejder han med adfærdsforandring og med at øge kundskaben om, hvordan man kommunikerer effektivt i alle former for organisationer.

  • - The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be Understood)
    af Thomas Erikson
    105,95 kr.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    119,95 - 262,95 kr.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    167,95 - 252,95 kr.

    Er du omgivet af dårlige chefer? Denne bog indeholder hjælp - både til medarbejdere og ledere.Den populære svenske forfatter og foredragsholder Thomas Erikson fortæller i denne bog, hvordan man håndterer selv den mest håbløse chef og får bedre kommunikation på arbejdspladsen. Erikson tager udgangspunkt i den internationalt anerkendte DISC-model, når han skriver om kommunikation, og sætter især fokus på drivkræft er, motivationsfaktorer, udviklingsniveauer og måske vigtigst af alt: Hvorfor vioverhovedet har chefer.Skarpsynet, nådesløst og med et glimt i øjet afslører han, hvordan medarbejdere og chefer fungerer sammen på arbejdspladsen, og hvordan man som medarbejder klarer en række vanskelige situationer, som hvis man for eksempel har fået et stort ansvar, men ingen beføjelser.Samtidig er bogen for chefer, der er omgivet af dovne medarbejdere. Hvad gør man, hvis man for eksempel harfolk i sit team, der underpræsterer?Erikson forklarer, hvorfor nogle medarbejdere ikke lever op til chefens forventninger, og hvad man skal gøre ved det. På en let og underholdende måde viser han, hvordan man kan påvirke forskellige menneskers adfærd. Og gennemgår ikke mindst, hvad der udmærker den eksemplariske ledertype.

  • - or, How to Stop Being Exploited by Others
    af Thomas Erikson
    142,95 kr.

    After going through the highs and lows of different personality types (Red, Blue, Green and Yellow) in his international bestseller Surrounded by Idiots, Swedish behavioural expert Thomas Erikson will now show you how your weaknesses and personality traits can be exploited by other people and how you can stop them in their tracks.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    125,95 kr.

    Surrounded by idiots at work? Fed up with a bad boss or lazy colleagues? Thomas Erikson, author of the runaway international bestseller Surrounded by Idiots, will help you handle them and get things done, the right wayWhy is good leadership so rare? Everyone has to manage up to some extent but frankly some bosses are worse than others. If you're being driven crazy by a micro-manager, frequently drown under your boss's unreasonable expectations or struggle with being handed out responsibilities but no authority international behavioural expert Thomas Erikson is here to help. Drawing on the simple four-colour system that made Surrounded by Idiots a global bestseller, Erikson shows how understanding your boss's behavioural tendencies as well as your own will lead to a more harmonious and productive workplace. He also sets out what characterises an exemplary leader type and how you can adapt your behaviour to model it. Because there are two sides to every coin, Erikson also looks at employees themselves and why some colleagues frequently underachieve and what you can do to change this.Written with Erikson's signature humour and warmth, Surrounded by Bad Bosses (and Lazy Employees) will help you deal with the most hopeless managers and employees you can imagine - and keep you entertained along the way.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    115,95 kr.

    Part of the bestselling Surrounded by Idiots series! In Surrounded by Setbacks, internationally bestselling author Thomas Erikson turns his attention to a universal problem: what to do when things go wrong. Too often it seems like our dreams and ambitions-whether it's finally getting that corner office, lacing up your running shoes again, or building a flourishing relationship with your partner-are derailed by one roadblock or another. So how do we learn to take setbacks in stride and still achieve our goals? In Surrounded by Setbacks, Erikson answers that question. Using simple, actionable steps, Erikson helps readers identify the "e;why"e; behind their goal, create a concrete plan towards achieving it, and-most importantly-avoid many of the most common pitfalls that derail us when we attempt something new. The simple 4-color behavior system that made Surrounded by Idiots revolutionary now helps readers reflect on how they respond to adversity, giving them the self-awareness to negotiate the inevitable obstacles of life with confidence.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    125,95 kr.

    From the Sunday Times and international bestselling author of Surrounded by Idiots-- Do conversations with certain people leave you feeling depleted or exhausted? -- Do you have colleagues who take a lot of your time but don't actually do - or contribute - much? -- Are there people in your life who diminish you through their words, actions or inactions?You could be surrounded by Vampires! International bestselling author Thomas Erikson will help you recognize and deal with the three most common Vampires that exist to take not give: Time Suckers -- these are the Vampires who waste your time. Typically, they expect you to do all the work while they take all the credit or they require an outsized amount of your time while giving back little to nothing. Energy Suckers -- these are the Vampires who suck out your energy and your passion. When you are around them, even for short periods of time, you leave with less energy than you started with, because they suck that energy right out of you. Energy Suckers feed on your passion, ideas and talents then leave you with nothing left. Soul Suckers -- these are the worst Vampires of all. Be they family, friends or co-workers, Soul Suckers use you for their own gain and, consciously or unconsciously, make you feel smaller every chance they get. They are the people in your life who don't support you and constantly tell you what you can't do, why you are going to fail, how you aren't the right person, why you are fooling yourself, and more. Aside from Human Vampires there are also Habit Vampires. Social media can be a time, energy and soul sucker. Addiction, negative thinking, inaction, procrastination and more -- all these things can suck the very life right out of you! Fortunately, no Human or Habit Vampire can survive when the sun shines on them. With the help of the behavioural model made famous in Surrounded by Idiots, Thomas Erikson will help you spot the Vampires around you and find your light to vanish their influence for good.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    125,95 kr.

    Brought to you by Penguin. How to handle everything (and everyone) around you when all hell breaks loose, from the international bestselling author of Surrounded by Idiots.Not everything goes the way we want it to - the world or people around us sometimes just spin out of control. Just consider the Covid pandemic for starters. Or how about that mad neighbour you have living next-door to you? Or when work seems to be going down the toilet when the competition keep outsmarting you? So how do you handle everything life throws your way when you'd really prefer to tell everyone to get stuffed?Thomas Erikson will help you turn adversity into success with the help of the behavioural model made famous in Surrounded by Idiots. Starting by reminding us that life is as it is, Erikson helps you see that it is in fact useless to try to control everything happening around you. Instead of protesting when life throws you curveballs, focus instead on how to handle them. Just as you keep the weeds away from the garden to provide space and amazing flowers, you need to find an approach to adversity that works for you and will give you the chance to turn everything into success. Surrounded by Setbacks will help you pinpoint the approach that works for you and will entertain and empower you in equal measure.(c) Thomas Erikson 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

  • - How to Protect Yourself from Being Manipulated and Exploited in Business (and in Life)
    af Thomas Erikson
    115,95 - 186,95 kr.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    322,95 kr.

    Part of the bestselling Surrounded by Idiots series!Internationally bestselling author Thomas Erikson shares the secrets of dealing with everyday narcissists.Are the narcissists in your life making you miserable? Are you worn out by their constant demands for attention, their absolute conviction they are right (even when they're clearly not), their determination to do whatever they want (regardless of the impact), and their baffling need to control everyone and everything around them?In this thought-provoking, sanity-saving book, Thomas Erikson helps you understand what makes narcissists tick and, crucially, how to handle them without wearing yourself out in the process. With the help of the simple, four-color behavioral model made famous in Surrounded by Idiots, Erikson provides all the tools you need to manage not just the narcissists around you but everyday narcissistic behaviors as well-something that is becoming more widespread in the age of social media. Engaging and practical, Surrounded by Narcissists will help you free yourself from the thrall of others' toxic agendas so you can pursue a happier, more fulfilling and successful life.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    177,95 kr.

    Do you ever think you're the only one making any sense? Or tried to reason with your partner with disastrous results? Do long, rambling answers drive you crazy? Or does your colleague's abrasive manner rub you the wrong way?You are not alone. After a disastrous meeting with a highly successful entrepreneur, who was genuinely convinced he was 'surrounded by idiots', communication expert and bestselling author, Thomas Erikson dedicated himself to understanding how people function and why we often struggle to connect with certain types of people.Surrounded by Idiots is an international phenomenon, selling over 1.5 million copies worldwide. It offers a simple, yet ground-breaking method for assessing the personalities of people we communicate with - in and out of the office - based on four personality types (Red, Blue, Green and Yellow), and provides insights into how we can adjust the way we speak and share information.Erikson will help you understand yourself better, hone communication and social skills, handle conflict with confidence, improve dynamics with your boss and team, and get the best out of the people you deal with and manage. He also shares simple tricks on body language, improving written communication, advice on when to back away or when to push on, and when to speak up or shut up. Packed with 'aha!' and 'oh no!' moments, Surrounded by Idiots will help you understand and communicate with those around you, even people you currently think are beyond all comprehension.And with a bit of luck you can also be confident that the idiot out there isn't you!

  • af Thomas Erikson
    119,95 kr.

    Part of the bestselling Surrounded by Idiots series! Internationally bestselling author Thomas Erikson has helped changed how the world thinks about behavior using a simple 4-color behavior analysis system. In Surrounded by Bad Bosses he applies that same system to revolutionize the workplace.Everyone has had a bad boss. You might have one right now. You might even be one. Bad bosses are a fact of the workplace, whether they're short-tempered, unclear about expectations, or too disorganized to manage so much as a stapler. But how do you not only survive a difficult boss, but help your career thrive despite them?By identifying your boss's behavior profile you'll be better able to interact with them no matter what the situation. Erikson offers example stories and concrete steps to help you thrive in any work situation.Of course, much as we love to blame our bosses, sometimes management isn't the problem at all. For every bad boss there is also a lazy employee, so Erikson also looks at the issue from a completely different perspective-employees themselves- and explores why some colleagues frequently underachieve, and what you can do to change this if you're the boss.Written with Erikson's signature humor and warmth, Surrounded by Bad Bosses (And Lazy Employees) will help you deal with the most hopeless managers and employees you can imagine-and keep you entertained along the way.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    138,95 - 140,95 kr.

    ALEX KING ER ADFÆRDSFORSKER.Mens han holder et af sine populære foredrag for stenrige forretningsmænd, bliver en mand blandt publikum skudt og dør. Alex bliver ikke alene vidne, men også indblandet i politiets arbejde for at opklare dette og snart endnu et mord. Han kan benytte sin viden om personlighedstyper til at hjælpe politiet på rette spor.Kriminalkommissær Gabriel Hellmark og politiinspektør Nina Mander står nemlig på bar bund, da flere millionærer i Stockholm pludselig trues på livet med afpresningsbreve og efterfølgende skydes ned med koldt blod.Er det en af politiets gamle kendinge, der er på spil, eller en helt ny aktør på den kriminelle bane?Kommissærens bror, journalist Fredric Hellmark, er blevet hyret til at skrive en biografi om en anonym, succesfuld virksomhedsleder. En opgave og en deadline, han ikke kan sige nej til. Da han indser, at hans arbejdsgiver i virkeligheden er en af de barskeste gangsterbosser i Sverige, er det allerede for sent. Han og hans familie hvirvles ind i en faretruende verden, hvor almindelige menneskelige spilleregler er sat helt ud af kraft.Alt hænger sammen, men hvordan?THOMAS ERIKSON er adfærdsforsker og coach i lederskab. Han bor uden for Stockholm med sin samlever og fem børn.Blændværk er hans debutroman.”Jeg overgiver mig totalt til de interessante, oplysende King-monologer om menneskelig opførsel (…) Den bedste page turner-krimi, jeg har læst i år, det er imponerende af en debutant.”Borås Tidning”Thomas Eriksons debut Blændværk er en lysende og spændende krimi med en lidt anderledes hovedperson (…) Anbefales varmt!””Målet befandt sig midt i kikkertsigtet. Mandens hoved var lige så stort som solen på denne afstand. Mørkere, naturligvis. Mere menneskeligt. Mere sårbart. Som sædvanlig spillede det ingen rolle, hvad offeret havde gjort galt, hvem han havde gjort vred, hvis tæer han havde trampet på. Det var bare en opgave. Åndedrættet skulle kontrolleres. Langsomme, dybe åndedrag for at dæmpe eventuelle vibrationer i kroppen. Snart ville skuddet falde.”* * *”Alex lå på knæ foran liget og forsøgte at undgå at få blod på tøjet. Hans håndflader var fugtige, og han havde problemer med at holde hænderne stille. Han havde en ejendommeligt brusende lyd i hovedet,omtrent som bulderet af et fly i stor højde. Han undgik at se på mandens ansigt. Han havde gjort det én gang på tæt hold, og det havde fået det til at vende sig i hans mave. Hvis man overhovedet kunne tale om ansigt. Det, som var tilbage, efter at kuglen havde ramt mandens baghoved, var ikke meget. Det så ud, som om selve ansigtetvar blevet revet løs fra kraniet.”

  • af Thomas Erikson
    242,95 kr.

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  • af Thomas Erikson
    114,95 kr.

    From the Sunday Times bestselling author of the international phenomenon Surrounded by Idiots.Studies suggest two people who have never met before will tell three lies within the first five minutes. Astounding. But why?Why do we choose to lie even when we know it's wrong? To protect the people we love? To paint ourselves in a better light? To win short-lived praise? Or, are there simply far more obscure reasons behind why we lie?In Surrounded by Liars, international bestselling author and behavioural expert Thomas Erikson unpacks the psychological reasons behind why we lie, and reveals the impact lying has on our relationships.With the help of the behavioural model made famous in Surrounded by Idiots, discover how to detect the liars in your life and shatter their deception for good!

  • af Thomas Erikson
    186,95 kr.

    Vanquish the energy thieves in your life and at work.Are there people in your life that leave you feeling drained, depleted, and just exhausted? Twenty minutes with these people and you feel as if you've just run a marathon. They demand limitless time, emotional support, attention, or affirmation; you dread interacting with them but don't know how to change the dynamic.You've just encountered a real-life vampire. Dracula has nothing on these ubiquitous social villains who take-time, energy, attention, emotional capacity- without reciprocating, and leave you too exhausted to protest. Energy vampires can be people, situations, or even your own mindset, but in Surrounded by Energy Vampires, internationally best-selling author Thomas Erikson identifies the different types of energy vampires and offers practical tools, fun self-assessments, and relatable stories to help you combat them.Using the same simple, four-color behavior that made Surrounded by Idiots a runaway bestseller, Surrounded by Energy Vampires will help you slay the energy sucking interactions in your life whether they're lurking at the office, amongst your friends, or in your own home.

  • af Thomas Erikson
    182,95 kr.

    Cayona, 1669: The streets are not mean, they are downright vicious in the pirate port of Tortuga. Orphans like Jack Higgins scratch a living from errands and mugging drunken pirates, roaming the taverns, whorehouses, alleys, and gambling dens in search of prey, or a dropped penny. Here tales told around tavern tables are tall and exotic: sea battles, typhoons, tortures, cannibal islands, lost cites, haunted jewels, rare honey, great treasures won with blood. They incite cruel laughter, dry asides, grim shakes of the head, dubious guffaws. And boasts of better tales.Jack, just stepping into his manhood (though long past innocence), sees little hope of adding to these tales. Then, during a hurricane's deluge, Jack pulls a retching body from the flooded street. It is Old Kit, Tortuga's patriarch, by legend oldest man in the Caribbean.Jack's reward is to be his protégé and scion. Soon he is learning fast, wearing his first boots, received warmly at the best brothels, meeting those who control Cayona town and mock most pirates as fools. But can Old Kit's battered health hold long enough for Jack to learn to survive Cayona's literally cutthroat commerce? To now win the merchant's niece he craves far more than any wench he has known before?An accident reveals that ancient Kit owes his unnaturally long life to an Arawak shaman's "magic" stone, now near useless. Jack sails across to Hispaniola and treks to the high country of buccaneer hunters to find the shaman's holy cave - and a new stone. One touch tips him into a terrifying hallucination; or a reality where the Indian dead still live and speak. Jack must escape it and return to Tortuga to save Old Kit, his own future, and soon his own life.To make this novel accurate for the period 1669-1670, over 70 books and articles, popular and academic, were referenced, as well as numerous websites. Some side tales told in taverns, boats, and huts are reworked from histories, and others I have created from whole cloth. Depictions of misogyny, vulgarity, ruthless greed, and casual blood lust should not reflect on the author, but instead portray the time, place, and people in a 1600s pirate port town. Or so I have imagined.Inspiration was more diverse, running from Calvino's "Invisible Cities," Barth's "The Sotweed Factor" (with a short homage to it in one chapter), Berger's "Little Big Man," and, of course, Burgess' "A Clockwork Orange."The "magic" stones derive from glassy tektites (meteorites) archaeologist have uncovered at Arawak religious sites. Panspermia, anyone?Christopher Marlowe may not have written Shakespeare's plays, but he did have the smarts and connections to fake his own death at Deptford and flee England. Here he, like the poet Rimbaud later, has forsaken his art for a life of intrigue and adventure. Ancient now, he has his own tales to tell.

  • - Omgivet af psykopater
    af Thomas Erikson
    8,95 kr.

    Mød de grumme skurke og hverdagens psykopater i denne uges ‘Tid til bøger’. Den svenske forfatter Thomas Eriksson fortæller om, hvordan du spotter psykopater iblandt os i anledning af sin nye bog.

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