Provides maxims for conducting oneself that is useful for relationships at work, especially for a middle-manager, in order to progress further up the corporate ladder. Contains advice on dealing with others and maintaining relationships. Also applicable to life, in general, although main aim is business life.
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Gracian was a Jesuit monk in 17th century Spain. In this book, he provides advice on human nature and how to steer yourself in a politically charged atmosphere. This is particularly relevant to managers and aspiring leaders alike.Review:
The Art of Worldly Wisdom is known as the Oraculo Manual in Spanish, the language in which it was written by Balthasar Gracian. It contains words of sage advice that help traverse the minefield of political intrigue that is especially experienced by those in high positions. Politics, in the office, increases the higher one progresses in one's career. This book should help managers and aspiring leaders be mindful of politics. Of course, this does not mean that this book recommends that one engage in political manoeuvrings; that is an extremely dangerous course! Rather, armed with the wisdom contained in this book, one should be well equipped to be aware of and deflect, or manage, politics in the office and life in general. --Publisher
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