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Crucial Conversations Can Make Or Break

Book Review: Crucial Conversations by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan and Switzler Conversations connect people, make impressions, express a thousand meanings and make the world move.  It can be an easy conversation while walking at the park, a hot discussion involving a relationship or a day-to-day talk on work-related matters.  What makes it a crucial conversation is when it makes or breaks a particular issue or concern or even a big chapter of your life. Heated discussions, immediate …..

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3 Steps to Being a Confident Speaker (even if you’re an introvert)

This is a guest post by Davis Nguyen. You’re sitting in a meeting at work and an idea pops in your head. You debate whether or not you should share it with the rest of your group. Questions such as “what if they think it is stupid?” begin to circulate in your mind. By the time you convince yourself to speak up, the topic has changed, or worse the meeting has ended.  Your idea is never mentioned or heard from again.  Has this ever happened to you? It happens to a lot of people …..

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