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The One Thing You Shouldn’t Say When Talking Politics

Justin Hale, a Master Trainer in Crucial Conversations, says there are a few phrases to avoid when discussing politics – they only elicit defensiveness and pushback.

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How to Take a Stand on Social Issues Without Picking a Fight

Joseph Grenny, coauthor of Crucial Conversations, shares a tip to avoid a political debate. Tell and share stories to learn about others’ political views and experiences.

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How to Respectfully Disagree About Politics

Joseph Grenny, coauthor of Crucial Conversations, shares a tip for disagreeing amicably. Don’t try to change others’ opinions instead try to understand their story – you’ll find there’s likely something you have in common.

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Crucial Conversations About Politics: Keep Your Eye On The Prize

Joseph Grenny, coauthor of Crucial Conversations, says when discussing politics, avoid the temptation to get distracted and sidetracked by minor factual disagreements. Keep your eye on the goals to learn and understand.

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