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1710, 2019

Kerrying On: Confessions of a Professional Trick-or-Treater
By Kerry Patterson

October 17th, 2019|Categories: Crucial Conversations®|

One crisp October day as I walked home from school with Rick Eherenfield (my grade-school best friend), he asked me a rather naïve question: “Would you like to go trick-or-treating with me next week?” What a [...]

2107, 2019

How (Not) to Lend Money to a Friend
By Joseph Grenny

July 21st, 2019|Categories: Crucial Conversations®|

Dear Joseph, About a year and a half ago, a friend approached me about borrowing a significant amount of money. Over the years, he has paid back previous loans faithfully. At the time we talked about [...]

2107, 2019

Do Crucial Conversations Skills Make Others Defensive?
By Steve Willis

July 21st, 2019|Categories: Crucial Conversations®|

Dear Steve, When identifying styles under stress (silence or violence) how do we confront them without “calling someone out” inappropriately? In another Crucial Skills post that I read recently, the author recommended that we address silence [...]

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