how to have that difficult conversation youve been avoiding

How to Have That Difficult Conversation You’ve Been Avoiding

A practical handbook on positive confrontation, now available in softcover with a discussion guide. Successful people confront well. They know that setting healthy boundaries improves relationships and can solve important problems. They have discovered that uncomfortable situations can be avoided or resolved through direct conversation. But most of us don’t know how to have difficult […]

for mothers of difficult daughters how to enrich and repair the relationship in adulthood

For Mothers of Difficult Daughters : How to Enrich and Repair the Relationship in Adulthood

The first mother-daughter book for mothers, featuring a new Afterword and a Reading Group Discussion Guide ¸         Do you long for a better relationship with your daughter? ¸         Do you occasionally feel as though you have failed as a mother? ¸         Do you blame yourself because your relationship with your daughter is strained, faltering,         or […]

engagement transforming difficult relationships at work

Engagement : Transforming Difficult Relationships at Work

Master the interpersonal side of management to enhance productivity and boost success Engagement is the manager’s essential primer for dealing with difficult people and managing your team. Bestselling authors Lee G. Bolman and Joan V. Gallos are back with an engaging business novella that relates real, practical techniques captured in the 4-step SURE model for […]

how to have that difficult conversation gaining the skills for honest and meaningful communication

How to Have That Difficult Conversation : Gaining the Skills for Honest and Meaningful Communication

Successful people confront well. They know that setting healthy boundaries improves relationships and can solve important problems. They have discovered that uncomfortable situations can be avoided or resolved through direct conversation. But most of us don’t know how to have difficult conversations, and we see confrontation as scary or adversarial. Authors Henry Cloud and John […]

i beg to differ navigating difficult conversations with truth and love

I Beg to Differ : Navigating Difficult Conversations with Truth and Love

How do we communicate with people who disagree with us? In today’s polarized world, friends and strangers clash with each other over issues large and small. Coworkers have conflicts in the office. Married couples fight over finances. And online commenters demonize one another’s political and religious perspectives. Is there any hope for restoring civil discourse? […]