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Publisher's Summary

Escape the grip of drama and take control of your life.

The Power of TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic) is a fable on self-leadership, because how you lead your own life has everything to do with how you lead in other areas. It is a tool for both individuals and organizations who want to create more effective communication and relationships. Learning how to transform everyday drama and opt for more growth-oriented solutions, is the priceless gift it teaches.

As you walk with David, the main character, he shares how he is feeling victimized by life. Through serendipity he meets some wise guides, Ted and Sophia, who show David how he can move from feeling like a victim to being a creator of his own life.

The Power of TED* offers a powerful alternative to the Karpman Drama Triangle with its roles of victim, persecutor, and rescuer. The Empowerment Dynamic (TED) provides the antidote roles of creator, challenger, and coach - and a more positive approach to life's challenges.

The teaching story provides a guide for learning and growing through the challenges we all face in our lives. Its message resonates with everyone who, at some time in their lives, feel victimized by their situation.

Having helped thousands of people and scores of organizations over the past decade, The Power of TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic) is being published in this 10th Anniversary Edition to convey a very timely message of hope that all of life, whether at home or work, can be transformed to create satisfying and fulfilling relationships.

Its message is needed now more than ever.

The 10th Anniversary Edition retains the powerful leadership story and adds three new sections:

1. A new Foreword by Lisa Lahey, Ed D, Harvard Graduate School of Education

2. New Study Questions for the Journey

3. A new Preface by the Author

©2016 David Emerald (P)2017 David Emerald

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Powerful life lesson.

Everyone should not only listen to this, but also really take into account what they themselves can gain from applying this to their lives.

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what a powerful concept

I love this so much.
thank you for providing clarity on how to recognize where you're at and bridge the gap between the process what is habitual to a place of freedom in your mind.

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Everyone should hear this!

The Power of Ted is a beautiful work that takes Stephen Karpman's observations to a perfect and useful practice. This can change your life. This is the best thing I have heard in a very long time. Thank-You David Emerald!

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  • Doc Norton
  • 2019-03-10

Short, simple, powerful

I need to read this one again. The concept is simple and powerful. I feel simultaneously like it resonates with me and that I don't yet understand it.

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  • Chad Tuttle
  • 2021-03-31

She begged me to read it

It literally made me realize she was insane and I left, never have been happier.

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  • Imago
  • 2020-11-27

Life changing

This book created a powerful shift in me I highly recommend this especially for those who had a difficult life.

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  • Niti Reddy
  • 2019-07-05

Paradigm Shifting

Although the concepts presented in this parable are familiar, and I even thought that I would be bored since this is all something that I obviously already know (yawn yawn), it proved me wrong!
This book should be part of every humans life curriculum and should be taught in every aspect to education.
MUST READ...OR LISTEN!!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2021-08-19

A good read

Short. easy to follow book, practical. Helpful perspective. Real examples you can ralate to.

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  • Tess Beck
  • 2021-07-04

Slightly saccharine but valuable lesson

A valuable tool to coach others on. I found the story a bit saccharine and the narration even more so.

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  • Chandra Jones
  • 2021-05-16

Not recommended

Struggled to finish...slow and uninteresting for a team perspective. More for individuals and family relationships.

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  • marcos perales
  • 2021-03-10

new to me

new paradigm on relationship conversations and communication. story kept me interested. easy listening. have already listened to it three times. Short to the point

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  • BigTex832
  • 2020-12-30

A must for everybody!

This book details the steps to move from victim to creator. The story helps make the information easy to absorb and apply to your life.

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  • Mchael J. Porter
  • 2020-11-19

Shift happens

This book was great! I totally wasnt expecting this book to be so good! The best part of this book is the revelation of what the opposite of victim is. I enjoyed this book and the advice within.

Once you understand what the empowerment dynamic is, shift happens and you can start to make the necessary changes you need to improve your life. I am thankful for the story of David, Sophia and Ted. Definitely a life changing paradigm shift. So are you ready to make shift happen in your life and change it for the better? Read the book!

Narrator was excellent and felt like it came from a religious leader I love to listen too.