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Better conversations : coaching ourselves and each other to be more credible, caring, and contented

Author: Jim Knight
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Corwin, [2016], ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You don't want this book - you need this book. Why this confident claim? Think about how many times you've walked away from school conversations, sensing they could be more productive, but at a loss for how to improve them. Enter Jim Knight, who in Better Conversations honours our capacity for improving our schools by improving our communication.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Knight
ISBN: 9781506307459 1506307450
OCLC Number: 976464442
Description: xvii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorChapter 1: Radical Brokenness and Better ConversationsChapter 2: The Better Conversations BeliefsChapter 3: Listening With EmpathyChapter 4: Fostering DialogueChapter 5: Asking Better QuestionsChapter 6: ConnectingChapter 7: Finding Common GroundChapter 8: Redirecting Toxic Words and EmotionsChapter 9: Building TrustReferencesStudy ParticipantsIndex
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