PRLog (Press Release)
- May 14, 2010 -
When asked why he wrote Energy Vampire Slaying: 101, Dan O’Connor replied: “When I was 21 years old, working with a Chicago brokerage firm, I remember feeling sick every time one particular negaddicted person entered the office and headed my way. I knew the ‘So Dan, I can see by your suit you’ve been out rummage-saling again,’ or ‘Great presentation yesterday; Mel’s eyes glazed over, but he didn’t actually fall asleep’ comments would be pouring out of his mouth. I was younger then, and always handled the situation poorly. I rewarded him by engaging him. I’m older now—and have the training and experience to handle things differently, and be more effective. I wrote the book to help others handle their specific office negativity problems. Most offices are filled with office Energy Vampires--people who seemingly show up just to suck the life out of you--and coworkers need techniques for dealing with them.” Dan added: “I can’t personally show up at every toxic workplace in the world, so to help those I can’t reach, I wrote Energy Vampire Slaying: 101 How to Deal with Difficult People and Negativity in Your Office, Your Home, and Yourself, and I’m giving it away on my website, http://www.powerdiversity.com
.” In response to why he was giving away his most popular program, Dan said, “Sharing information is the future of training. If you have good ideas and programs--give them away. People are helped, and a larger audience is reached. Those who would hire me as a keynote speaker or communication trainer will do so anyway, and the more information I put out about my training, the more people will find me. It’s a win-win.”
When asked what is the most common type of office Energy Vampire, Dan replied, “Well, Backstabbers and Gossips seem to be present everywhere, as well as Bullies, Beggars, Victims, Snipers, and Exploders. The ten most common difficult people (Energy Vampires) are in the book, along with step-by-step tactics you can use to dismiss or defuse them and bring the peace to your life that you deserve.”
This E-book/workbook combo is a self-study guide to help organizations and their employees deal with the biggest problems offices are facing in the new economy: negativity, office politics, Backstabbers, Gossips and the like—in other words, Energy Vampires. This resource is available for the public to download for free at www.powerdiversity.com, Dan’s website.
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Author Dan O’Connor has been delivering public and onsite communication seminars, specializing in dealing with difficult people and negativity, for more than 15 years. He is an expert communication trainer, keynote speaker, and of course, Energy Vampire Slayer. If you’d like more information regarding Dan O’Connor’s resource, or if you’d like to know what Energy Vampire Slaying is all about, or to schedule an interview with Dan O’Connor, please call Power Diversity’s main office at 877-570-1573, or 701-212-1057, or email Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org.