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Difficult Conversations

How to Discuss What Matters Most

Douglas Stone - Author

Bruce Patton - Author

Sheila Heen - Author

Roger Fisher - Foreword by

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ISBN 9781101496763 | 352 pages | 02 Nov 2010 | Penguin | 18 - AND UP
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The 10th-anniversary edition of the New York Times business bestseller-now updated with "Answers to Ten Questions People Ask"

We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day-whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client. From the Harvard Negotiation Project, the organization that brought you Getting to Yes, Difficult Conversations provides a step-by-step approach to having those tough conversations with less stress and more success. you'll learn how to:

Decipher the underlying structure of every difficult conversation
Start a conversation without defensiveness
Listen for the meaning of what is not said
Stay balanced in the face of attacks and accusations
Move from emotion to productive problem solving


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