The Shortest Distance Between Two Points Is Straight Talk!
Candor doesn’t necessarily come naturally. It requires practice, but one can learn the
behaviors and authentic ways of speaking that tap into the power of candor. With her
executive experience, Nancy Eberhardt knows how to help people build success from the
inside out. She coaches them to understand their passions, identify a vision, and follow
through with velocity. By learning what candor is and is not, you can tap into the immense
potential that honest and helpful communication has to offer. By implementing succinct and
direct talk into your team’s culture, you can participate in open conversations that unify your
team through constructive feedback. If you feel you are working harder than ever but falling
short on your desired results, Uncommon Candor will give you a fresh and no-nonsense
approach for moving the needle.
Strategic thinking and execution planning only work when leaders talk straight about what
is working and what is not. Nancy Eberhardt’s Uncommon Candor is a key component to
getting uncommon results.
VERNE HARNISH, Author of Scaling Up and Mastering the Rockefeller Habits,
Founder of Gazelles, Inc.
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About the Author
boards of directors, Nancy Eberhardt has discovered how fostering an atmosphere of
authentic conversation can translate into success. Clients feel comfortable opening
up within her environment of mutual respect and new possibilities, quickly
getting to the heart of what matters. She blogs about Uncommon Candor, and is
a regular guest contributor with Bizjournals.com, which provides content to forty-three
business publications across the country. She has been certified as an executive coach
and in the Gazelles business system. Eberhardt’s core commitment to service
and her deep love of baseball have led her to positions with the boards of directors
of a community bank, a social-venture corporation, a stadium authority, the only
national park for the performing arts, and major nonprofit agencies.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Toward a Culture of Candor 1
Chapter 2 What Is Candor? 19
Chapter 3 What Candor is Not 35
Chapter 4 Doing Unto Others 47
Chapter 5 "I Wish You Had Told Me!"55
Chapter 6 Sharing Out Vulnerabilities 73
Chapter 7 "You've Been Talking to Wilson" 85
Chapter 8 The Direct Approach 105
Chapter 9 What Will It Take? 117
Chapter 10 True to Self 127
About the Author 135