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It's Not Personal: Lessons I've Learned from Dealing with Difficult Behavior Paperback – February 18, 2011

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"A 'must-have' for anyone who reads self-help books." 
Joanne Huspek, Associated Content

"When someone is hostile to you, remember it's not always because of you. It's Not Personal: Lessons I've Learned from Dealing with Difficult Behavior is a self-help guide from Cindy Hampel as she advises readers on how to deal with ever so difficult people we undoubtedly encounter in our lives. Encouraging readers not to let [difficult people] get them down and more, It's Not Personal is a choice read for those who want to face hostility and leave with their positivity." Five Stars.
Midwest Book Review

"Written for both adults and young adults, It's Not Personal: Lessons I've Learned from Dealing with Difficult filled with good advice. Hampel, who has won an award for investigative journalism...and has experience with corporate and nonprofit organizations, addresses how to handle fear and guilt tactics, stay poised under pressure, and the kind of attitude one needs to get through difficult encounters and experiences. Who hasn't had to deal with bullies, a cranky neighbor, and unpleasant business encounter, and even a demanding elderly parent? Knowing how to deal with them lets you focus on your own goals and push life's common disturbances aside. In the end, it's really up to you." Recommended.
Bookviews by Alan Caruba

"I found myself nodding as I read....This is a book I will reference in the future to remind myself that it's not personal when I find myself dealing with difficult behavior."
Sharon, 'One Woman's Life in Maine' Blog

About the Author

Cindy Hampel is also the author of Acting "As If": Meditations of a Recovering Enabler. She has earned awards for investigative journalism and feature writing. She has reported for daily newspapers, served in corporate media relations, and consulted on editorial projects for nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Cindy lives in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Orange Sun Press (February 18, 2011)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 130 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0984544305
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0984544301
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.2 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 0.33 x 8.5 inches
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