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Crucial Conversations

Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzer

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Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzer is a nonfiction book that offers simple yet effective tools for engaging in productive, healthy dialogue, even in the most emotionally and politically charged situations. The authors, organizational performance researchers, set out to learn about what they call “crucial moments”: times when people’s actions disproportionately affect their organizations, their relationships, and their lives...

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PREVIEW

Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzer is a nonfiction book that offers simple yet effective tools for engaging in productive, healthy dialogue, even in the most emotionally and politically charged situations. The authors, organizational performance researchers, set out to learn about what they call “crucial moments”: times when people’s actions disproportionately affect their organizations, their relationships, and their lives...