Not for the Faint of Heart

Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence
Product Number: EB00718780
Released: Sep 04, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781541724136
Publisher: PublicAffairs
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Distinguished diplomat Ambassador Wendy Sherman brings readers inside the negotiating room to show how to put diplomatic values like courage, power, and persistence to work in their own lives. Few people have sat across from the Iranians and the North Koreans at the negotiating table. Wendy Sherman has done both. During her time as the lead US negotiator of the historic Iran nuclear deal and throughout her distinguished career, Wendy Sherman has amassed tremendous expertise in the most pressing foreign policy issues of our time. Throughout her life-from growing up in civil-rights-era Baltimore, to stints as a social worker, campaign manager, and business owner, to advising multiple presidents-she has relied on values that have shaped her approach to work and leadership: authenticity, effective use of power and persistence, acceptance of change, and commitment to the team. Not for the Faint of Heart takes readers inside the world of international diplomacy and into the mind of one of our most effective negotiators-often the only woman in the room. She shows why good work in her field is so hard to do, and how we can learn to apply core skills of diplomacy to the challenges in our own lives.

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Author(s): Wendy R. Sherman
Original Publish Date: Sep 04, 2018

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Author(s): Wendy R. Sherman
Narrator(s): Wendy R. Sherman
Product Number Z100157548
Released: Nov 20, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Audio
ISBN: #9781549175084

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