Invisible Bridges for Teens

Building Relationships for the Best Things in Life

by John Ullmen, Ph.D.; Melissa Karz, M



Book Details

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Publication Date : 01/11/2007

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 133
ISBN : 9781425771683
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 133
ISBN : 9781425771881

About the Book

Invisible Bridges For Teens
Building Relationships For The Best Things In Life

Invisible Bridges For Teens is a brief and powerful story that shows how to build strong relationships with people in all sorts of situations.

The characters are imaginary, but their adventures represent challenges and opportunities all of us face.

As the story opens, one of the characters confronts a question about what he should do next. He has pursued an important goal with passion and hard work, but he keeps coming up short. He gets some advice that sets him on a new course . . .

As the story unfolds, the characters fi nd themselves in challenging situations, and along the way, they reveal enduring truths about how to build and strengthen all kinds of relationships.

Young people from anywhere and everywhere can enjoy the story and put its insights into action right away, and for a long time to come.

About the Author

John Ullmen, Ph.D. is known—as a speaker, consultant and executive coach—for cutting through clutter to target the most important actions for improvement. His book Don’t Kill the Bosses: Escaping the Hierarchy Trap co-authored with Sam Culbert, Ph.D., is in print in several languages. He has taught executives and graduate students from around the world in a variety of settings, including the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Institute for Management Studies. His education includes a B.S. in Engineering Mechanics from the United States Air Force Academy, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from UCLA. Melissa Karz, MBA is a highly sought executive coach, trainer, and consultant who helps highly capable people lead more powerfully and achieve results more rapidly. Her background combines organizational consulting with leadership development, training, and executive coaching. She earned an MBA from UCLA with emphases in human resources and organizational development. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times as well as Fortune Magazine. Prior to beginning her coaching career, Melissa consulted with PricewaterhouseCoopers to executives of major companies in healthcare, technology, consumer products, entertainment, and real estate.