Damage Control

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McClelland & Stewart | Mar 16, 2010 | ISBN 9781551993508

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    McClelland & Stewart | Apr 05, 2011 | 320 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 | ISBN 9780771030420

  • Ebook$12.99

    McClelland & Stewart | Mar 16, 2010 | ISBN 9781551993508

Praise

“Eddie manages to combine direct, no-nonsense advice with an irreverent tone and winding, self-deprecating anecdotes from his life. . . . there’s nothing a person can do . . . that can’t become an opportunity for learning and betterment.” 
— Publishers Weekly




From the Hardcover edition.

Table Of Contents

Preface: The Birth of Damage Control
 
Introduction: Origins, and a Few General Principles, of Damage Control
 
You wanna get lucky? Well, do ya . . . punk? How Not to Blow It in the Early Going: Damage Control in Love and Courtship
 
How Not to Blow It in the Long Run, and Wind Up Thumbing Your Way Through the Yellow Pages, Looking for Divorce Lawyers, or If That Really Can’t Be Avoided, How to Minimize Disaster and Distress for All Parties Concerned: Damage Control in the Midst of Marriage and Other Long-Term Romantic Entanglements
 
“Outplacement Counsellor? Why Would I of All People Need to Make an Appointment with the Outplacement Counseller?” How to Avoid Getting Canned, While Increasing Your Peace (of Mind) by Expanding Your Brand: Damage Control in the Workplace, and Vis-à-Vis Your Career in General
 
Crossing Swords Over Canapés, Faux Pas in the Foyer, Pop-ups in the Hot Tub and L’Esprit de L’Escalier: Damage Control on the Social Circuit
 
How to Keep Your Children and Other Assorted Family Members from Sending You Right Around the Bend: Damage Control When You’re Splashing Around the Gene Pool
 
How to Turn Your Biggest Foul-Ups into Coups, So You Can Come Up Smiling, Everyone Thinking Even More Highly of You than Ever, As You Laugh and Sip Chardonnay in the Sunshine, For Ever and Ever More: Damage Control Master Class
 
Acknowledgements


From the Hardcover edition.

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