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"Read this book…" (Reading Chronicle, December 2006)
"In Hostage at the Table George Kohlrieser brings his unique expertise in the emotional land mines of negotiation to the challenges of leadership. Leaders everywhere will find much of practical use in this smart and engaging look at the emotional undercurrents that make or break an organization."
—Daniel Goleman, author, Emotional Intelligence
"George Kohlrieser's deep and insightful thinking on leadership has had a fundamental impact on our company. His teachings have changed my life. Read this book, and it will change yours, too."
—Nick Shreiber, president and CEO, Tetra Pak Group 2000-2005
"A new look at what every leader needs to know about controlling emotions, relating, dialoging, negotiating, and breaking free of being hostage to the past or to one's current environment. This book is a practical masterpiece."
—Jim Allen, M.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City; president, International Transactional Analysis Association
"George Kohlrieser offers us a fascinating and valuable blend of rich psychological insight into the delicate process of negotiation mixed with his powerful personal experiences as a hostage and a hostage negotiator. I recommend the book!"
—William Ury, author, Getting Past No and The Third Side
A lot of things the author mentions aren't really new. It feels like he marries "I'm Okay - you're okay" and "Getting to Yes" into this book.Published 7 days ago by Mark Sy
Everyone should read this book! It's key to understand who you and how other people behave and why they do so when they try to "hostage you" or take you down. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Vero Rod
I have come to the conclusion, mainly thanks to this very inspiring book, that promoting human bonding conveys hope to mankind. Read morePublished 1 month ago by dumont ariane
Reading the Hostage at the Table and applying its concepts can be a life-changing experience - as I personally experienced for myself and with numerous other people. Read morePublished 5 months ago by AIncze
A book that could be written in 10 pagesPublished 6 months ago by Jaime Agapito Monteiro Vieira Martins
This book is a refreshing insight into becoming a remarkable leader.
The step by step approach and the author's insight gives the leader the power, the safety and the space to... Read more