When gruff business manager and family man Wes Kingsley visited SeaWorld, he marveled at the ability of the trainers to get these huge killer whales, among the most feared predators in the ocean, to perform amazing acrobatic leaps and dives. I won't remember any of them a week from now. More than you may think! But what does it want to do? Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Want to know more about it? The book promotes positive atmosphere, with happy ending. Make sure you both have the same perception and are both committed to your commitments, then express trust and confidence in the person. However any new strategy, be it on price or service is immediately known by competitors and replicated.
This was an eye-opener for me. Writing a book review is not to be confused with writing a summary of a book. His problems almost seem to disappear. These techniques are remarkably easy to master and can be applied equally well at home, allowing readers to become better parents and more committed spouses in their happier and more successful personal lives. Communicating and Connecting in Relationships has given great insight on how to improve relationships and how to connect with others. What does training killer whales have to do with training humans? The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. It shows how using the techniques of animal trainers - specifically those responsible for the killer whales of SeaWorld - can supercharge your effectiveness at work and at home.
Both the animal-lover and not can see the effectiveness of this process and see the author's points from many different viewpoints. This helped me trust this method and showed me how it can work with adversaries and not just close friends. This was the third Blanchard book that I have read and so far it is my favorite. This book was not only informative, but fun to read. Good study of how pointing out the positives in someone reinforces that behavior while redirecting the negative will teach in a more positive way than the traditional method of criticizing.
In addition to not giving any attention to the unwanted actions, they re-direct or re-channel the energies, either to try again or to a totally different behavior possibly one that they already know how to do in order to have a new opportunity to catch them doing something right and give them a reward. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Later, talking to the chief trainer, he learned their techniques of building trust, accentuating the positive, and redirecting negative behavior -- all of which make these extraordinary performances possible. Kingsley took a hard look at his own often accusatory management style and recognized how some of his shortcomings as a manager, spouse, and father actually diminish trust and damage relationships. This means that the only real competitive edge is the relationship you have with your employees and your customers.
This also showed me how the Whale Done approach can work with acquaintances and not just well-known friends and family. It has inspired me and helped me realize how much power I have to affect those around me. . Didn't make as much of an impact with me. Dave Yardley, the head of the killer whale program at Sea World then goes on to explain how these killer whales taught them a lot.
If we pay attention to the correct behavior and redirect the bad one people and animals will start to perform the way we would like them to. That's about the level of detail we're given. They have taught me to conserve, to care, and to love animals, but I never thought it could teach me how to improve my relationships. It really made me rethink on how I react and deal with people and realize how I had been going about it was dead wrong. Probably a whole lot more than you think, according to top business consultant and mega-bestselling author Ken Blanchard and his coauthors from SeaWorld.
It had a lot of good points and I like the way how the author wrote it in a very practical and compelling way. Download and start listening now! The book really gives a clear picture of his family life as a child, his education, his marriages, his travels, and his bitter- sweet reminiscence of exile. He uncovers a widely used technique on animals and relates it to humans in an easy to understand way. Positive relationship is the key to open and turn all of the difficult situations. Then remove the pressure by not putting blame on the person but refocusing on the goals.
I fully plan to implement the Whale Done approach wherever I go! When gruff business manager and family man Wes Kingsley visited SeaWorld, he marveled at the ability of the trainers to get these huge killer whales, among the most feared predators in the ocean, to perform amazing acrobatic leaps and dives. It is a bit cheesy at times, which is why i could not give it 5 stars. What do your people at work and your spouse and kids at home have in common with a five-ton killer whale? This can be verbal or non-verbal signals, instructions, trainings. They will start to behave as requested because they like it and become self-motivated. If it indeed too Overall, this is a decent book. I need a moment of your time.
The Whale allegory gets a tad stretched. Whales respond best to positive reinforcement. Both the animal-lover and not can see the effectiveness of this process and see the author's points from many different viewpoints. K Ken Blanchard, one of the most influential leadership experts in the world, is the coauthor of the iconic bestseller, The One Minute Manager, and 60 other books whose combined sales total more than 21 million copies. Tell the person how the work should be done and make agreements on how to reach the target.