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How Do I Have A Crucial Conversation Virtually?

Emily Gregory shares a tip for creating the right virtual environment for a crucial conversation. First, acknowledge the challenge of connecting virtually. Then share your intentions for wanting to have the conversation anyway. By acknowledging the limitations of video chat and sharing your good intentions, you’ll help establish safety for […]

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Talking Politics in Education: Tips for Educators (and Everyone Else)

Q. As a school administrator, I am preparing for the emotional post-election conversations that our staff and students are expecting in the days ahead. As opportunities arise to discuss the outcomes, teachers are looking for guidance on the best ways to model mature and responsible behavior for one another and […]

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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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