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How to Respond to Strong Opinions with Grace and Boundaries

Joseph Grenny, coauthor of Crucial Conversations, shares tips for responding to strong opinions. Learn to gracefully and politely draw boundaries for the conversation.

Joseph Grenny

Joseph Grenny is a New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, and leading social scientist for business performance. For thirty years, Joseph has delivered engaging keynotes at major conferences including the HSM World Business Forum at Radio City Music Hall. Joseph’s work has been translated into twenty-eight languages, is available in thirty-six countries, and has generated results for three hundred of the Fortune 500.

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One thought on “How to Respond to Strong Opinions with Grace and Boundaries

  1. So thankful for this important tip, Joseph. We have employees dealing with this issue every day. I want to keep them safe and let them know we support them in their tough role. Sharing this example with them will help!

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