Press Release - .pdf

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     Seven out of ten people say that conversation is essential to getting things done at work. Yet, roughly half of today’s careerists admit to finding it difficult to have open, honest conversations at their company. Here are tips to make it easier:

 Conversation Tips - .pdf

     Odds are, most of us don’t even realize when we’re engaging in manipulative conversation techniques. Find the "you" in manipulation and discover your favorite techniques:

 Conversations and Manipulation - .pdf

     Five steps for confronting workplace cynics—and changing the conversation:

 Confronting Cynicism - .pdf

     Sooner or later, difficult issues require a difficult conversation. Seven steps for making a hard conversation easier:

 Raising Difficult Issues .pdf    

      Having the task of delivering bad news is a universally daunting task.  Seven steps for delivering bad news in a good way:

 Delivering Bad News - .pdf

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