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How to sweet-talk a shark : strategies and stories from a master negotiator

Author: Bill Richardson; Kevin Bleyer
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pennsylvania] : Rodale, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sharks are not evil. But they{u2019}re single-minded and very, very hungry. On land, they take the form of bosses, businesspeople, colleagues, family, and sociopathic neighbors. In the world of former governor of New Mexico and US ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson, they have taken the form of the most powerful people in the world. He{u2019}s engaged in high-stakes, face-to-face negotiations with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: Bill Richardson; Bill Richardson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Richardson; Kevin Bleyer
ISBN: 9781623360573 1623360579 9781623361914 1623361915
OCLC Number: 830351978
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Bill Richardson, undersecretary for thugs --
The Clintons: a cautionary tale --
North Korea: hang on to your hats --
Saddam Hussein and the Egyptian torturer: it's all about the shoes --
Sudan: get in, get on with it, get out --
Fidel Castro: our Cuban missile crisis --
The Congo: and the Lord said, "Let's do this!" --
Hugo Chávez: aló presidente --
Russia: an imbalance of power --
President Barack Obama: a hard sell vs. a soft touch --
Billy the Kid: outlaws, Roswell, and how to keep the dead from getting the last word.
Responsibility: Gov. Bill Richardson with Kevin Bleyer.

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Former governor of New Mexico and US Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson has engaged in high-stakes, face-to-face negotiations with Castro, Saddam, Taliban, North Korea leaders, Slobodan  Read more...

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