Justin Hale, a Master Trainer in Crucial Conversations, says there a few phrases to avoid when discussing politics – they only illicit defensiveness and pushback.
VitalSmarts Master Trainer Maria Moss talks about finding authentic ways to fight racism.
VitalSmarts Master Trainer Maria Moss talks about understanding different perspectives by being curious at work. For more information on learning the skills you need to speak up when it matters most, visit https://www.crucialskills.com/saythat
Emily Gregory, vice president of delivery operations, shares tips for creating safe dialogue by making your intentions clear to email recipients.
Dear Crucial Skills, I need to improve my writing skills, but I’m too busy writing to take the time. My job is in marketing and I write position papers, sales materials, and product descriptions. My long-term goal is to write a nonfiction book, but I don’t have time to take […]
We recently completed a study which reveals the top five Career-Limiting Habits (CLHs) that cause employees to miss out on raises and promotions. According to the study, 97 percent of employees report they have some habit that keeps them from achieving their potential at work. The Top 5 Career-Limiting […]
ABOUT THE AUTHOR David Maxfield is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller, Influencer. READ MORE Dear Crucial Skills, I am a physician and I have to admit that, although I am respectful toward my patients, I have great difficulty when I am dealing with fellow physicians and nurses who, […]
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Joseph Grenny is author of three bestselling books, Influencer, Crucial Conversations, and Crucial Confrontations. READ MORE Dear Crucial Skills, I need advice on how to have a conversation with a subordinate about her provocative attire. It’s tricky because her clothes are clean and very nice—just more revealing […]