Talking to Crazy Online Book Club ThankYou – HarperCollins Leadership Essentials

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We're so excited that you've joined our community of leaders for the Talking to Crazy Online Book Club. Now, get everything you need to get the most out of this experience, engage with other participants, and make real progress with the irrational people you meet daily.


  • You're invited to the private Leadership Essentials book club Facebook Group. We’ll meet inside of the Facebook Group for discussion around the book and you can engage anytime! Look for information in your confirmation email.
  • Save the date for the LIVE author Q&A: Mark Goulston will be chatting with our book club from his Facebook page on Friday, September 25th at 10 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. CT / 1 p.m. ET. There will be opportunities to submit your questions in advance, so watch the group messages and your email!
  • Grab your free downloads below of 5 Questions to Ask Before You Talk to an Irrational Person and sample chapters from Talking to Crazy. We can't wait to hear how you're putting these into practice.
  • Of course, you'll need the book...and we have an incredible discounted price at 50% off, available exclusively at the Leadership Essentials Store.

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Think of those people in your life that drive you crazy...

How much time do you waste wishing that you could get through to them? Can you count on two hands the nights you've laid awake wondering how you'll survive another interaction with them?

All of your distress can end today.

Practicing psychiatrist and business consultant, Dr. Mark Goulston, wrote Talking to Crazy for leaders who know their success relies on their relationships with others. And, sometimes, those relationships are harder to maintain than you realize.

Based on the concept of empathy, Goulston's 6-step Sanity Cycle and corresponding 14 tactics for dealing with irrational people are designed to help you lean into the crazy without becoming it.

Don't wait on this deal... get Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life for 50% off now through September 30, 2020 in the Leadership Essentials store!

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Take a sneak peek into the book

14 tactics with practical action steps to use them in conversations with irrational people

It's like being coached by a psychiatrist without paying the consulting fee! Mark's step-by-step instructions warn you of possible reactions and show you how to soften the blow of bad response.

6-step Sanity Cycle for staying calm during tense situations

Use Mark's Sanity Cycle as a template for confronting someone who is difficult, impossible, or even completely out of control.

Hands-on exercises to help you understand why your point of view is different from another's

Thought-provoking questions encourage you to get to the source of an irrational person's anger, frustration, or annoyance and connect your feelings to their emotion.

EXCLUSIVE: Tune in for a LIVE Q&A with Mark

Join our Leadership Essentials Online Book Club Facebook Group today to network with other book club members and to get exclusive access to Mark Goulson, the author of Talking to Crazy and host of the podcast, My Wake Up Call. Reminder: We're going live on September 25, so don't miss out!

Book club downloads to get started

Enjoy these free downloads while you wait for your ordered materials to arrive! Click on any of the images to download the PDF files to your computer, smart phone, or other mobile device. We've also sent these to your email from sender name Leadership Essentials (

Don't forget...

Check your email for confirmation of your registration for the book club. And join the Facebook Group to connect with other book club members!