Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, and others. McGraw Hill, 2012.
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This guide can be useful for everyone within the congregation, ranging from clergy to congregates. It provides the reader with tools to effectively communicate during difficult conversations; along with how to listen, manage anger, and producing results.

Offerings: summary of takeaways, links to a website with video illustrations and additional tools

Best For: clergy, lay leaders, communications manager

Cost: purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses:

  • Create the foundation for a successful crucial conversation by consulting this guide before talking to someone about a potentially difficult topic.
  • Become an effective listener by drawing upon examples in various settings ranging from the workplace to at home.

Curator Curated by Wendy McCormick



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