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How can you get to the bottom of workplace behaviors that simplydon't work for you or your organization?

Don't Bring It to Work explores what happens when patternsoriginally created to cope with family conflicts are unleashed inthe workplace.?This groundbreaking book draws on the success ofSylvia Lafair's PatternAware program Total Leadership Connections.Throughout the book she shows how to break the cycle of patternrepetition and offers the tools that can turn unhealthy familybaggage into creative energy that will foster better workplaceassociations and career success.

Lafair identifies the thirteen most common patterns thatcorrespond to characters familiar to anyone who has ever worked inan office: Super Achiever, Rebel, Persecutor, Victim, Rescuer,Clown, Martyr, Splitter, Procrastinator, Drama Queen or King,Pleaser, Denier, and Avoider. To help overcome destructive behaviorproblems, she maps out the three main steps for becoming aware ofpatterns and finding the way OUT:

  • Observe your behavior to discern underlying patterns
  • Understand and probe deeper to discover the origins of thesepatterns
  • Transform your behavior by taking action to change

The book includes a wealth of real-life anecdotes and practical,workbook-style exercises that clearly show how anyone can getbeyond old, outmoded attempts at conflict resolution and empowerthemselves to make profound differences both at work and in theirpersonal lives.

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