Having Hard Conversations (Paperback)

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Speak with clarity, confidence, and courage

Many educators struggle with discussing difficult issues with colleagues. This insightful book helps readers effectively lead challenging conversations with supervisees, peers, and supervisors. Emphasizing initiative and preparation as keys to a successful conversation, the author's step-by-step approach provides:

  • Thought-provoking questions and first-person accounts that help build communications skills
  • Advice on overcoming personal hesitation about expressing concerns
  • Guidance on goal setting and choosing the best "what-where-and-when" for a productive discussion
  • Sample scripts and other interactive tools to help educators prepare for the conversation and achieve positive outcomes
Product Details
ISBN: 9781412965002
ISBN-10: 1412965004
Publisher: Corwin Publishers
Publication Date: February 1st, 2009
Pages: 152
Language: English