You may be one rogue bad hire or one broken culture away from burning down your company and culture 
Or one wrong move from seeing your career go up in flames
I know, because happened to me. Do you wonder if you could be next? Or maybe it will be your reputation that’s destroyed. Or your company’s culture and productivity attacked.
All it takes is encountering the arsonist—the destructive person with the mindset and the tools to light things up, burn you down and a culture and leadership that let them thrive.

What can be done?

How can your prevent fires from breaking out? How can you protect yourself—whether facing a destructive coworker or a corrosive culture—in a toxic atmosphere that’s beyond repair?

Author Pete Havel gives you the tools and techniques to  identify the arsonists and protect you and your organization from getting burned.

This book offers things that everyone—from employers to employees; Fortune 500 to small businesses; and members of PTAs and police stations, churches, and chambers of commerce— can use to protect themselves and their organizations against toxic people and cultures that destroy careers, morale, productivity, reputations, and financial success.  Office politics isn’t beanbag. It’s real and can and will affect your paycheck and reputation. “The Arsonist in the Office” gives you what you need to survive and live to fight another day. But survival is nearly impossible if you don’t fireproof your career and your company from bad behavior. The Arsonist in the Office shows you how.

Are you ready to fireproof yourself and your organization? Then it’s time to extinguish the arsonist in your office. Buy your copy of  “The Arsonist in the Office” today.

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Who Needs The Arsonist in the Office?

Employees, HR Leaders and Attorneys

It’s ideal for the employee or manager trying to defend themselves from someone trying to undercut, sabotage or savage them. For the HR director, it’s perfect for learning what to watch for, what the signs of toxic troubles look like, and the mindset you can use to deal with the trouble makers. For attorneys,  if lawsuits keep you up at night, you need to understand what happens when a culture collapses or when an organization’s leadership ignores bad behavior.  The results can be spectacularly bad and ‘The Arsonist in the Office’ gives you the roadmap to reducing your organization’s risk levels.

Executives, Managers and Company Owners

If you ignore what the arsonist’s actions, you hand over your culture to them and risk watching your company’s values, productivity and employee retention burned to the ground.  Executives don’t have to read too many headlines in the business section to realize that the world has changed. You might run the company today, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be thrown overboard in a crisis tomorrow.  The fireproofing tactics you’ll learn in “The Arsonist in the Office” might protect you from getting burned up in a crisis.

Jobhunters and Recent Graduates

This book shows you how the ‘real world’ looks inside some companies and provides tools to identify a toxic company from the outside before you ever take a job. ‘The Arsonist in the Office’ is the class in hardball office politics that you’ll never forget and that they should been mandatory in college.

Volunteer and Membership Organization Leaders

Ministers, members of boards of directors, nonprofit executives, or even PTA volunteers need ‘The Arsonist in the Office”,  because firing a toxic volunteer—who might be that major donor—is never easy.   Learn how to navigate those situations.

Anyone Who Works with Other People

This book details author Pete Havel’s experience in an incredibly toxic and treacherous culture and the lessons he learned that every person needs to know.  If you like a good story, characters you can relate to, and takes and insights on the most-red hot issues facing businesses, employees and relationships today, order your copy today.