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  • Thomas Erikson

    Brought to you by Penguin. Surrounded by idiots at work? Fed up with a bad boss or lazy colleagues? Thomas Erikson, author of the runaway international bestseller Surrounded by Idiots, will help you handle them and get things done, the right way Why is good leadership so rare? Everyone has to manage up to some extent but frankly some bosses are worse than others. If you're being driven crazy by a micro-manager, frequently drown under your boss's unreasonable expectations or struggle with being handed out responsibilities but no authority international behavioural expert Thomas Erikson is here to help. Drawing on the simple four-colour system that made Surrounded by Idiots a global...read more

  • Thomas Erikson

    Brought to you by Penguin Do you ever think you're the only one making any sense? Or tried to reason with your partner with disastrous results? Do long, rambling answers drive you crazy? Or does your colleague's abrasive manner get your back up? You are not alone. After a disastrous meeting with a highly successful entrepreneur, who was genuinely convinced he was 'surrounded by idiots', communication expert and bestselling author, Thomas Erikson dedicated himself to understanding how people function and why we often struggle to connect with certain types of people. Originally published in Swedish in 2014 as Omgiven Av Idioter, Erikon's Surrounded by Idiots is already an...read more

  • Thomas Erikson

    #1 internationally bestselling author Thomas Erikson shows listeners how to identify and avoid the psychopaths around them. Charming, charismatic, and delightful or manipulative, self-serving, and cunning? Psychopaths are both and that’s exactly what makes them dangerous. Bestselling author of the international phenomenon Surrounded by Idiots, Thomas Erikson reveals how to identify the psychopaths in your life and combat their efforts to control and manipulate. Using the same simple four-color system of behavior classification that made Surrounded by Idiots so popular, Surrounded by Psychopaths teaches listeners how to deal with psychopaths in their lives by becoming aware of their...read more

  • Thomas Erikson

    Internationally bestselling author Thomas Erikson has helped changed how the world thinks about behavior using a simple 4-color behavior analysis system. In Surrounded by Bad Bosses he applies that same system to revolutionize the workplace. Everyone has had a bad boss. You might have one right now. You might even be one. Bad bosses are a fact of the workplace, whether they’re short-tempered, unclear about expectations, or too disorganized to manage so much as a stapler. But how do you not only survive a difficult boss, but help your career thrive despite them? By identifying your boss’s behavior profile you’ll be better able to interact with them no matter what the situation....read more

  • Thomas Erikson

    Brought to you by Penguin. How to handle everything (and everyone) around you when all hell breaks loose, from the international bestselling author of Surrounded by Idiots. Not everything goes the way we want it to - the world or people around us sometimes just spin out of control. Just consider the Covid pandemic for starters. Or how about that mad neighbour you have living next-door to you? Or when work seems to be going down the toilet when the competition keep outsmarting you? So how do you handle everything life throws your way when you'd really prefer to tell everyone to get stuffed? Thomas Erikson will help you turn adversity into success with the help of the behavioural...read more

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    In Surrounded by Setbacks, international bestselling author Thomas Erikson turns his attention to a universal problem: what to do when things go wrong. Too often it seems like our dreams and ambitions—whether it’s finally getting that corner office, lacing up your running shoes again, or building a flourishing relationship with your partner—are derailed by one roadblock or another. So how do we learn to take setbacks in stride and still achieve our goals? In Surrounded by Setbacks, Erikson answers that question. Using simple, actionable steps, Erikson helps listeners identify the “why” behind their goal, create a concrete plan towards achieving it, and—most...read more

  • Thomas Erikson

    Brought to you by Penguin. From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Surrounded by Idiots. Some people are exceptionally manipulative. They can convince anyone about anything and lure them with their charm. They enjoy controlling others and will do anything to get what they want. Sound familiar? The bad news is that you can’t really escape them. But here comes the good news: you can beat them at their own game. After going through the highs and lows of different personality types (Red, Blue, Green and Yellow) in his international bestseller Surrounded by Idiots, Swedish behavioural expert Thomas Erikson will now show you how your weaknesses and personality traits can...read more

  • Thomas Erikson

    Erfolgreich kommunizieren in allen Lebenslagen - der internationale Selbst-Coaching-Bestseller aus Schweden. Wie oft werden wir nicht oder falsch verstanden? Wie oft sind unsere Beziehungen zu anderen Menschen von Missverständnissen getrübt? Wie oft glauben wir, wir seien nur von Idioten umgeben? 'Das muss nicht sein', sagt der Selbst-Coaching-Experte Thomas Erikson: 'Menschen sind zwar keine Excel-Tabellen, und Ihr Verhalten lässt sich nicht exakt vorausberechnen. Aber wenn wir die Grundlagen des menschlichen Kommunikationsverhaltens begreifen, können wir viele Missverständnisse vermeiden.' Nach dem Motto 'vier Farben - vier Typen - und jede Menge Tools' präsentiert Thomas Erikson...read more

  • Thomas Erikson

    A runaway bestseller in Sweden that has sold more than a million copies worldwide, Surrounded by Idiots shares a groundbreaking new method of understanding the people around you that will change how you interact with everyone from your coworkers to your spouse. Author Thomas Erikson explains that there are four key behavior types that define how we interact with and perceive the people around us. Understanding someone’s pattern of behavior is the key to successful communication. Erikson breaks down the four kinds of behavior types—Reds who are dominant and commanding, Yellows who are social and optimistic, Greens who are laid back and friendly, and Blues who are analytical and...read more

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    Har du någon gång försökt resonera med din partner och ingenting gick som du tänkt dig? Eller i förvirring lämnat ett möte med känslan att du inte begrep dig på de övriga i rummet? Och värst av allt: vissa verkar aldrig förstå vad du säger – hur tydlig du än är. Visst är det ett mysterium? Välkommen till en rad uppfriskande aha-upplevelser – möjligen även en eller annan åh nej-upplevelse - och med lite flyt är det inte du som är idioten. Efter att ha läst den här boken kommer du att förstå vad din omgivning egentligen vill säga dig. Jag garanterar att du radikalt kommer att minska mängden idioter i din omgivning, hälsar Thomas Erikson. Omgiven av...read more

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    En iskall vinter har lamslagit Malmö. Journalisten Leyla Abdallah ska snart återgå till jobbet på morgontidningen efter sin mammaledighet när hon får ett erbjudande som hon inte kan tacka nej till. Stiftelsen Vitanova driver ett lovordat kvinnohärbärge och ger henne fria händer att skriva en bok om stadens hemlösa och utslagna. Leyla blir djupt engagerad i projektet. När en känd heroinist hittas död i sin knarkarkvart avskriver polisen det som en överdos. Men Leyla misstänker att något annat ligger bakom. Snart påträffas en uteliggare död, med en makaber dikt skriven i sin panna, och det står klart att en seriemördare härjar i staden. Dikten aviserar fler mord och...read more