Be Bulletproof: How to Achieve Success in Tough Times at Work

Be Bulletproof: How to Achieve Success in Tough Times at Work

by James Brooke, Simon Brooke


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An essential guide for anyone looking to get ahead in the warzone that is often the workplace

However hard you work, you're bound to find yourself under attack at times in your work life. But how can you turn a crisis into an opportunity, and make yourself bulletproof? Here, corporate trainers reveal the top practical solutions for strengthening resilience so you can bounce back from any setback, rejection, or criticism. Learn how to protect yourself from workplace hazards such as harsh criticism, company politics, hostile colleagues, repeated rejection, layoffs, and even your own mistakes. This is an essential guide for anyone looking to get ahead at work, and will teach readers how to be confident, positive, and self-assured in the face of any office adversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780091939816
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 09/25/2012
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

James Brooke is a regular contributor and speaker on business courses and seminars. Simon Brooke is a journalist and media trainer and has held senior communications positions with major political parties, including the George Bush presidential campaign.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 How the Bulletproof Mind Works 7

2 Changing Your Mindset 17

3 Using Jujitsu Communication 39

4 Handling Toxic Bosses and Other Dementors 75

5 Turning Rejection into a Springboard 97

6 Decontaminating Toxic Feedback and Other Assaults 133

7 Turning Around Failures and Setbacks 149

8 Winning in the Face of Politics and Ostracism 169

9 Delivering Feedback in a Way that Works 205

10 Bulletproof Reinforcement 225

11 The Bulletproof Toolkit ? 82 Ways to be Bulletproof 239

Epilogue - Gavin's Story 261

Acknowledgements 265

Endnotes 266

References 271

Index 275

About the Authors 281

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