Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish: Navigating the DOS and Don'ts of Workplace Culture


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Greenleaf Book Group Press
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6.2 X 1.1 X 9.1 inches | 1.27 pounds
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About the Author

Peter Yawitz founded Clear Communication in 1991. He specializes in communication and marketing strategy, training, and one-on-one coaching for global organizations in a variety of disciplines, including financial services, manufacturing, economics research, technology, consumer products, and marketing. He helps people understand different audiences, break down barriers, and communicate effectively and clearly. He conducts seminars on effective communication around the world. The questions he has received from global participants of all ages and levels became fodder for Advice From Someone Else's Dad, this book, and all the information at his website www.peteryawitz.com.

โ€‹Born and raised in Manhattan, where he still lives, he received an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


"Entering organizational life can be dizzying, scary, even terrifying. With wonderful, often sidesplitting humor, Yawitz provides valuable and insightful advice, so navigating the early stages of one's career is far less perilous."

--Michael C. Feiner, former Worldwide Chief People Officer, Pepsi-Cola; award-winning professor, Columbia Business School; author of The Feiner Points of Leadership

"Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish candidly introduces you to real life in the workplace, equipping you for success. Full of wish-I-had-knowns and great advice, it will save you from a whole lot of headache and heartache. This is a must-read for any new joiner to the workforce."

--Leah Cohen-Shohet, former EVP of Growth & Adoption, Symphony; Forbes 30 Under 30 list, 2019

"Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish is a great change of pace when it comes to career advice. Oftentimes, this type of content can be bland, but Yawitz manages to provide a great mix of advice and entertainment that will keep the young professional engaged."

--AJ Vaynerchuk, Co-founder, VaynerMedia, VaynerSports

"Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish offers a breezy, commonsensical, and accessible approach to navigating office life for the newly initiated. With a sense of fun, Peter Yawitz of Someone Else's Dad, manages to defuse some of the angst surrounding decision-making, while providing sensible direction. I chuckled while reading this and got some good pointers, too!"

--Regina Resnick, Sr. Associate Dean and Sr. Managing Director, Columbia Business School Career Management Center