Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone audiobook

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most

By Bruce Patton , Sheila Heen , and Douglas Stone
Read by Douglas Stone

Random House Audio
5.67 Hours 1
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Dealing with your ex-husband, who can't seem to show up reliably for weekends with the kids; navigating a workplace fraught with office politics or racial tensions; saying "I'm sorry" or "I love you". We all have difficult conversations, no matter how confident or competent we are. And too often, no matter what we try, things don't go well. Should you say what you're thinking and risk starting a fight? Swallow your views and feel like a doormat? Or should you let them have it? But--what if you're wrong? Difficult Conversations shows you a way out of this dilemma; it teaches you how to handle even the toughest conversations more effectively and with less anxiety. Based on fifteen years of work at Harvard Negotiation Project and consultations with thousands of people, the authors answer the question: When people confront the conversations they dread the most, what works? Difficult Conversations walks you through a proven, concrete, step-by-step approach for understanding and conducting tough conversations. It shows you how to get ready, how to start the conversations in ways that reduce defensiveness, and how to keep the conversation on a constructive track regardless of how the other person responds. Whether you're dealing with your baby-sitter or biggest client, your boss or your brother-in-law, Difficult Conversations can help.

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Dealing with your ex-husband, who can't seem to show up reliably for weekends with the kids; navigating a workplace fraught with office politics or racial tensions; saying "I'm sorry" or "I love you". We all have difficult conversations, no matter how confident or competent we are. And too often, no matter what we try, things don't go well. Should you say what you're thinking and risk starting a fight? Swallow your views and feel like a doormat? Or should you let them have it? But--what if you're wrong? Difficult Conversations shows you a way out of this dilemma; it teaches you how to handle even the toughest conversations more effectively and with less anxiety. Based on fifteen years of work at Harvard Negotiation Project and consultations with thousands of people, the authors answer the question: When people confront the conversations they dread the most, what works? Difficult Conversations walks you through a proven, concrete, step-by-step approach for understanding and conducting tough conversations. It shows you how to get ready, how to start the conversations in ways that reduce defensiveness, and how to keep the conversation on a constructive track regardless of how the other person responds. Whether you're dealing with your baby-sitter or biggest client, your boss or your brother-in-law, Difficult Conversations can help.

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Author Bio: Douglas Stone

Author Bio: Douglas Stone

Douglas Stone is co-author with Sheila Heen of the New York Times Business Bestseller Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, a Principal at Triad Consulting, and has been teaching negotiation at Harvard Law School for twenty years.

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Author Bio: Sheila Heen

Author Bio: Sheila Heen

Sheila Heen is co-author with Douglas Stone of the New York Times Business Bestseller Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, a Principal at Triad Consulting, and has been teaching negotiation at Harvard Law School for twenty years.

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Author Bio: Bruce Patton

Author Bio: Bruce Patton

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 5.67
Audience: Adult
Language: English