Authentic Conversations

  • by Jamie Showkeir, Maren Showkeir
  • Narrated by Donna Renee
  • 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Authentic Conversations explores everyday workplace conversations and shows their power in transforming organizations and driving organizational performance.
Traditional workplace conversations - which are based on a parent-child model - stymie growth and erode commitment. The Showkeirs advocate instead authentic conversations that are based on an adult-adult model. These conversations tell the truth, let go of the illusion of control, and view people as in charge of their own motivation. The result is a conversation revolution that creates greater commitment, real accountability for results, and improved organizational performance.

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Great book for learning mindful communication

this book is really great for learning mindful communication at work and for every day. I like that it also gave examples of how to change your words to make a better conversation. I think everyone should read/listen to this book. I will highly recommend this book to all my friends, family and co-workers.
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- Michelle Santoro

Excellent

So many excellent suggestions, comments and ideas for any business and to assist with personal growth!
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- Cindy W.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-13-2012
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers