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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High / Edition 2

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High / Edition 2

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The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate

“[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.”
—from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.”
—Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul®

The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:

  • Prepare for high-stakes situations
  • Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue
  • Make it safe to talk about almost anything
  • Be persuasive, not abrasive

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071771320
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/19/2011
Edition description: List
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 866
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler are cofounders of VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance.

Table of Contents

Foreword To The Second Edition
Foreword To The First Edition
Chapter 1: What’s a Crucial Conversation?
Chapter 2: Mastering Crucial Conversations
Chapter 3: Start with Heart
Chapter 4: Learn to Look
Chapter 5: Make It Safe
Chapter 6: Master My Stories
Chapter 7: STATE My Path
Chapter 8: Explore Others’ Paths
Chapter 9: Move to Action
Chapter 10: Yeah, But
Chapter 11: Putting It All Together

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