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Jim Knight, Senior Partner of ICG, is a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. He has spent more than two decades studying instructional coaching, writing several books on the topic.
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Getting to Yes
Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
Roger Fisher - May 03, 2011 (first published in 1981)
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Negotiation is a way of life for the majority of us. Whether we're at work, at home or simply going out, we want to participate in the decisions that affect us. Nowadays, hardly anyone gets through the day without a single negotiation, yet, few of us are armed with the effective, powerful negotiating skills that prevent stubborn haggling and ensure...
Jim Knight
Mar 14, 2021
For my #25booksin25days today's book is one that really shaped what I write about and how I write:      source
Thanks for the Feedback
The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well
Douglas Stone - Mar 31, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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The bestselling authors of the classic Difficult Conversations teach us how to turn evaluations, advice, criticisms, and coaching into productive listening and learningWe swim in an ocean of feedback. Bosses, colleagues, customers—but also family, friends, and in-laws—they all have “suggestions” for our performance, parenting, or appearance. We kno...
Jim Knight
May 24, 2020
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
Difficult Conversations
How to Discuss What Matters Most
Douglas Stone - Apr 01, 2000 (first published in 1999)
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Whether you're dealing with an under performing employee, disagreeing with your spouse about money or child-rearing, negotiating with a difficult client, or simply saying "no," or "I'm sorry," or "I love you," we attempt or avoid difficult conversation every day. Based on fifteen years of research at the Harvard Negotiation Project, Difficult Conve...
Jim Knight
May 24, 2020
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