About the Author

Leadership Books, Turning Monkeys Into Lemons by Lee Gilbert
Lee Gilbert is a successful Consultant, Trainer and Coach; including author of the popular book "Turning Monkeys Into Lemons". Having started his career in Financial Services, he quickly realised he was looking for more of a challenge. He left behind a corporate life in HR and Training and found his more natural home when he set up his own business in 2001. Lee now works internationally designing and delivering measurable solutions for organisations wanting to transform their culture, results and people. He believes in the principle of "Teaching" - the concept of developing others through memorable lessons. All of his work is based on his personal experience and he has a pragmatic view - preferring commercial conversations to theoretical ones, often challenging people that talk concept and cannot translate into reality. The fundamental basis to his success is his excellent People Skills - an ability to relate to and work within very diverse businesses and cultures. Indeed, Lee has experience of working in many industries ranging from Retail, Sales, Financial Services, Government, Pharmaceuticals, the Motor Industry, Manufacturing, Property and Media. In that time he has met some very difficult characters and specialises in handling challenging situations. He is known for his professional honesty and ability to cut through corporate waffle to deliver solutions and results.

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About the Book

If ANY of these describes you:

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You're looking for proven Management and Leadership improvement strategies
You wish your people would take more responsibility
You're sick and tired of holding hands and micro managing
You're constantly consumed by Time Stealers
You wish Performance Management really did manage and improve performance
You're frustrated by the lack of initiative and 'gung ho' shown by others

Then "Turning Monkeys Into Lemons" is for you


Do you sometimes feel more like a Parent than a Manager or Leader?

This book will show you how to transform:

Your People into Self Starters and Star Performers
Your Business into a Responsibility Culture
Your Performance Management into the Best Use of Your Time

After reading this book you'll know how:

To make more time to do your own job
To develop your leadership and management style
To get the best from your people

How to Discover if You're Currently Leading A Team of Monkeys

(You'll discover more about Lemons below...!)

We've all encountered Monkeys at one time or another. These are the people (family and professional) who constantly drain your time and deplete productivity.

They exhaust your energy, demanding support and guidance for every miniscule task.

They rarely – if ever – make decisions on their own. They consume your time and it just takes soooooo much of your management and leadership energy

It can make you feel like you have ten jobs instead of just one. If you want to get anything done, you assume, you have to do it yourself.

But imagine...

...for just a moment, how productive you could be if these people solved their own problems – and made their correct decisions – for just one week.

"With the Secrets Revealed in this book you can easily convert your Monkeys into Lemons"

This 229 page paperback book also contains:

We've all encountered Monkeys at one time or another. These are the people (family and professional) who constantly drain your time and deplete productivity.   They exhaust your energy, demanding support and guidance for every miniscule task.   They rarely – if ever – make decisions on their own. They consume your time and it just takes soooooo much of your management and leadership energy   It can make you feel like you have ten jobs instead of just one. If you want to get anything done, you assume, you have to do it yourself. Techniques for managing difficult people
Real life case studies and examples
Powerful Communication techniques
Clear actions you can instantly apply

So what does it take to Turn the Monkeys Into Lemons?

It requires you to reflect: how do you currently communicate with these people? What are your Leaderships skills like?

Then, once you begin implementing the practices outlined in Lee Gilbert's eye-opening book, you'll regain control over your time and start developing empowered people and team players that really do pull up some trees!

Plus your new outlook and techniques will enhance your own teams' job satisfaction, pride and motivation. It's a win/win situation!