Summary of The Triangle of Truth

The Surprisingly Simple Secret to Resolving Conflicts Large and Small

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The Triangle of Truth book summary
The ultimate guide to solving problems, managing conflict and creating peace, wherever you go.


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Here’s a book for anyone who has ever argued with a colleague, bickered with a boss or tried to negotiate a business deal with an important client. Lisa Earle McLeod takes readers on a journey through her life and into the lives of prominent figures to introduce the seemingly simple concept of “The Triangle of Truth,” a problem-solving technique based on seven basic principles. The Triangle solution seems both intuitive and potentially transformative, if not always easy to achieve. While a straightforward read, the book is a bit repetitive and often too touchy-feely for the business world. Still, it is optimistic, straightforward, illuminating and full of useful tips, including references to related websites. getAbstract suggests this book to any open-minded business leader or manager interested in solving problems and making peace.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How “The Triangle of Truth” works,
  • How it can improve your problem-solving and negotiating skills, and
  • How to use the Triangle’s seven principles.


A Concept That’s Better than Compromise
Count Buddha, Albert Einstein, Elvis Presley and Barack Obama among the many people who have tapped into the power of “the Triangle of Truth.” Buddha considered it the “key to enlightenment,” and Einstein employed it to reconcile conflicting ideas...
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About the Author

Business consultant and motivational speaker Lisa Earle McLeod also writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column.

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