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  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    Emotions don’t settle upon you like a fog. They are not foisted upon you by others. No matter how comfortable it might make you feel saying it—others don’t make you mad. You make you mad. You and only you create your emotions.
    Note: You create your emotions.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    Before you can agree on a Mutual Purpose, you must know what people’s real purposes are. So step out of the content of the conversation—which is generally focused on strategies—and explore the purposes behind them.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    Crucial conversations often go awry not because of the content of the conversation, but because others believe that the painful and pointed content means that you have a malicious intent.
    Note: Great point.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    Your Style Under Stress Test What kind of a self-monitor are you? One good way to increase your self-awareness is to explore your Style Under Stress. What do you do when talking turns tough? To find out, fill out the survey on the following pages. Or, for easier scoring, visit www.crucialconversations.com/sus. It’ll help you see what tactics you typically revert to when caught in the midst of a crucial conversation.
    Note: How do you respond under stress?
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    Skilled people Start with Heart. That is, they begin high-risk discussions with the right motives, and they stay focused no matter what happens.
    Note: Heart is where one should start.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    “He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.”
    Note: Forcing your ideas on someone only leaves halfhearted follow through.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    The Pool of Shared Meaning is the birthplace of synergy.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    Just a modest improvement in ability to talk and connect with others corresponded to a two-thirds decrease in the death rate.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    individuals who are the most influential—who can get things done, and at the same time build on relationships—are those who master their crucial conversations.
  • kolbyk shared from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan, Joseph Grenny, Al Switzler
    Most breakthroughs in life truly are “break-withs.”
    Note: change is many times the answer
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