About The Book.
Relationships are a tricky thing to navigate, whether you consider them “toxic” or not. And this year, our relationships have been put to the ultimate test! Fighting about politics, race relations, and even the coronavirus have been a common theme for many people at work, with friends and family, even in our romantic life.
Measure Twice, Cut Once: Navigating Negativity in Toxic Relationships is a quick simple guide to nurturing friendships, romantic relationships, and work relationships, which is much needed in the context of our time.
Do you feel disconnected from your friends and loved ones? Are politics driving a wedge in your family? Do you feel unheard at work? Are your girlfriends more like frienemies? Do your romantic relationships leave you feeling exhausted, angry, or hurt?
You’re not alone. There is an insidious and destructive force in each of our lives that we rarely investigate: TOXIC relationships!
Author Allison Kelly knows all about navigating the complexities of human relationships. She has a unique perspective drawing experience from her own personal life (as a female military vet, a survivor of sexual abuse, and childhood trauma) and from her professional career (as an HR Exec who leads businesses to cultivate positive and productive relationships in the workplace.)
Measure Twice, Cut Once, Navigating Negativity in Toxic Relationships is a quick, powerful, and easy read that helps identify toxic behaviors and how to self-correct while teaching others how you want to be treated.
Release Date: August 28, 2020
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Genre: Nonfiction, relationships, self-help, workplace culture, public affairs, etc.
“In a world where technology has increased global connectivity the world is increasingly disconnected. Measure Twice, Cut Once: Navigating Negativity in Toxic Relationships helps readers understand the dynamics of the relationships closest to them at work and home and how those relationships thrive or perish based on co-behaviors. MeasureTwice, Cut Once: Navigating Negativity in Toxic Relationships is a great,easy read that helps us see ourselves and see ourselves in others.”
– Rachel Morrison, Sr. Business Analyst, American Airlines
Why You Need This Book.
This book is a must-read for anyone looking to improve their relationships at work, with friends and family, or in their romantic life. After the turbulent year, we just experienced that was filled with social, political, and economic chaos – a year that has left us feeling disconnected and that has pushed many relationships to their breaking point – the insights and advice in this book are needed now more than ever.
Part memoir, part comprehensive guide book, author Allison Kelly Jones’ opens up her life to help others gain clarity and focus of the behaviors we all exhibit with openness and honesty. Delivering a dual punch to the reality of how we are both co-creators of toxic behavior as well as targets of such behavior, she provides a no-nonsense approach to dealing with situations, environments, and relationships that require further examination to live authentically and boldly.
Measure Twice, Cut Once: Navigating Negativity in Toxic Relationships is an invaluable resource for businesses and employees learning to navigate the new normal of work relationships in the pandemic and post-pandemic era. It offers deep insight and actionable strategies to improve communication and nurture positive productive relationships at work, at home, with friends and family, and in your romantic life.
This book will show you how to:
- Cultivate positive productive relationships in the workplace
- Communicate more effectively in your marriage or with your partner
- Nurture your relationships with friends and loved ones
- Better understand your romantic life and manage emotions
- Identify toxic relationships and establish boundaries