The 3rd Alternative

Solving Life's Most Difficult Problems
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Author(s): Stephen R. Covey
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2012
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (16.97 hours)
Product Number: Z100135227
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781442352865
Narrator/s: Breck England
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Description

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 introduces a breakthrough approach to conflict resolution and creative problem solving. There are many methods of "conflict resolution," but most involve compromise, a low-level accommodation that stops the fight without breaking through to new and innovative 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 third alternative 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 third alternative, nobody has to give up anything, and everyone wins. Through key examples and stories from his work as a consultant, Covey demonstrates the power of 3rd Alternative thinking. His wide-ranging examples include a Canadian metropolitan police force that transformed a crime-plagued community; a judge who brought a quick, peaceful end to one of the biggest environmental lawsuits in American history without setting foot in a courtroom; the principal of a high school for children of migrant workers who raised their graduation rate from 30 percent to 90 percent; a handful of little-known people who are quietly finding new ways to bring peace to the Middle East; and many others. These various groups and individuals offer living examples of how to create new and better results instead of escalating conflict, as well as how to build strong relationships based on an attitude of winning together. Beyond conflict and compromise, The 3rd Alternative unveils a radical, creative new way of thinking.

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Stephen R. Covey
Narrator(s): Breck England
Product Number B00506
Released: Oct 04, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781442344082
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Author(s): Stephen R. Covey
Narrator(s): Breck England
Product Number BN10390
Released: Oct 30, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781511335492
eBook
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Author(s): Stephen R. Covey
Product Number EB00578407
Released: Sep 29, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: #9781451626285

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