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Tony  Deblauwe

Tony Deblauwe, founder of HR4Change and has an extensive background working with individuals and corporations in the areas of organizational design, human resources management, leadership, and development. A certified coach, he received his Masters degree in Organizational Development and Human Resources from the University of San Francisco, and he has written articles for several trade publications including the Northern California Human Resources Association and CareerSource magazine.

He manages Work Babble, a blog about workplace and career topics. He is a regular contributor to social networking sites Brazen Careerist, and TrackAhead. He heads the Innovation Committee for Career Directors International and is heavily involved with a local chapter of the National Organizational Development Network. In addition to books, Tony developed an iPhone app called iPocket Coach which provides scripts for managers to address common workplace communications. Tony lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tony 's Books

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Tangling with Tyrants: Managing the Balance of Power at Work
nonfiction — Business
ISBN: 978-0984552771

Anyone who reports to a bad boss -- or knows someone who does -- understands the frustration and stress associated with the relationship. Not having the option to quit and hoping something changes creates a potentially paralyzing work environment.  …  MORE »

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Do you dread going to work because of a difficult and demanding boss? Most of us have felt the stress and frustration caused by reporting to a dysfunctional boss. Quitting is not always an option and feeling like a victim of a bad boss only robs you of productivity, job satisfaction, and-ultimately-power. Career strategist Tony Deblauwe has spent years coaching weary employees how to manage a difficult boss, and he has compiled his experiences into this indispensable guide. Tangling with TyrantsŪ: Managing the Balance of Power at Work offers practical techniques that show you how to build a communication process that will turn things around to help you build successful outcomes. You'll get guidance on: · Addressing direct and indirect bad boss behaviors · Developing the right approach with your boss · Achieving mutually beneficial outcomes By applying the techniques in this book, you will be equipped with the right tools to handle your boss and create the results you want.