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Manager's Summary of the Book 'Never Split The Difference'

Posted on Jan 2, 2023

Manager's Summary of the Book 'Never Split The Difference'

I enjoyed reading the classic “Never Split The Difference” by Chris Voss. It contains many tools for negotiations but also for building relationships, trust and dealing with conflicts and emotions. That’s why it is very valuable for engineering managers. In this post, I summarize my key takeaways and lessons learned.