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Difficult Conversations

How to Discuss What Matters Most

Douglas Stone

Master the Art of Difficult Conversations without Stress with Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone. This book guides you through a proven, step-by-step approach to handling tough conversations with more success and less stress. Based on 15 years of research from the Harvard Negotiation Project, this book is filled with practical advice and everyday examples to help you at work, home, and in the world. Learn how to start a difficult conversation without defensiveness, decipher underlying structures, and regain balance in the face of attacks or accusations. Dive into Difficult Conversations for expert insights on handling tough conversations today.
Publish Date
first published in 1999
Goodreads Rating
A valuable lesson that never gets easier to implement: There’s always some looming hard conversation that you haven’t had with someone yet, but need to. Have that conversation as soon as possible. Life improves through difficult conversations. This book helps:      source
@insta_eich i love the book!      source
@josh_wills @karlhigley This book helped me navigate some minefields during my first software job after college: “Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most”      source
Sheila Heen’s books Difficult Conversations and Thanks for the Feedback are coaching classics that have really influenced my thinking. I get to keep the learning going when I talk with her during next week’s coaching…      source
@amyvpellegrini I really liked a book called Difficult Conversations. I also love the book Nonviolent Communication for conflicts.      source