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Summary of the Book 'A People Man':
Bringing Out the Best in People (How to Enjoy Helping Others Excel) is a leadership book written by Alan Loy McGinnis in 1985. The book describes 12 rules that a leader should follow to motivate team members. This book has been used frequently by people new to a supervisor or management position. This book was originally published in May 1985 and an 20th anniversary edition was published in 2005. The main porpuse is to help other people to lead and bring out the best in people. ISBN 0-8066-4800-7
Excerpts from the Book 'A People Man':
... him in all manner of ways-with cat-calls, hurrahs, stamping of feet, clapping of hands. Maraton, who had climbed up on to the platform, was soon ... ... truth. Do you know what they are saying? Maraton inclined his head gravely. He felt that he knew very well what they were saying. She did not ... ... they must strike? Do you mean, when you thunder at them from the platforms, to tell them the truth?-to tell them that the good which you promise ... ... her eyes flashing once more upon Maraton. How can you fire their blood if there are doubts in your heart? So long these people have waited. No wonder ... ... out to fight-in our own way, perhaps, but to fight. It is true that I have spent the week-end with Mr. Foley, Maraton admitted. I had ... ... unpleasant lips were twisted into a sneer as he raised his cap. Thought it was some one else, eh? he remarked. Well, it isn't, you see it's ... ... You I only threaten. I fancy that will be enough. We have our hold upon the press of this country. Maraton walked to the door and back again. ... ... my little racing car outside and I'll take you down there like a rocket. Thanks, she answered, I want particularly to stay in till four ... ... You mean well, all of you, I am sure, even if we can't quite see the same way. Don't let's quarrel. I am not used to Parties. I can't serve under ... ... even to the station, to which Maraton had been smuggled secretly in a fast motor-car-a disappearance which a great journalist on the next morning ... ... of, to be nourished, to be glorified. You are tired, young woman. You work too hard. You have the rare gift-has any one ever told you that you are ... ... he suggested coolly, we should make faster progress if I were to follow you. She took no further notice of him for some time. Then very suddenly ... ... Then, in the springtime, fresh flowers will blossom, the trees will give leaf, the birds who have deserted a ruined and fruitless waste will return ... ... here to-night. And yet, I wanted to come. I wasn't sure why. I know now-it was to see you. Oh, don't be rash! she begged. Don't! I may talk ... ... glower at me. Every one kisses me. Great ladies would if I asked them to. That's the best of being a genius. Lord, what a wreck he looks! What's wrong ... ... and nearly all the houses were tightly shuttered. Six weeks! Maraton murmured to himself as he looked around. Could any one believe that ... ... were lines under her eyes. She had lost something of the fresh, delicate splendour of youth which had made her seem so dazzling. I can't ... ... and answers. Finally, Mr. Foley replaced the receiver and announced the conclusion of the conversation. When Maraton turned round, it seemed to ... ... up. They are all sound men, he declared. Peter Dale, too, is a fine speaker. Maraton sighed. Yet it isn't from them, he said ... ... adaptability of her race came to her rescue her point of view swung round. Why, she declared, I have never been so interested in ...