Readings and Resources
· Block, P. (2011). Flawless Consulting: A guide to getting your expertise used. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer.
· Read pp. 159-199
· Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R., & Switzler, A. (2002). Crucial conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
· Read pp. 131-154
· Fisher, R., Ury, W., & Patton, B. (2011). Getting to yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in. New York, NY: Penguin Books.
· Read pp. 58-81
crucial Conversations Discussion
INITIAL POST – Use the Following Headings in a single initial response as you address the following topics.
Part 1: The Conversation
· Briefly present the crucial conversation you had this week where you believe the State My Path skill would have improved the conversation
Part 2: Academic Analysis of the Discussion (Cite liberally in this section)
· Use the State My Path skills to have the conversation again (in your journal this time). I recommend the following structure for your response:
· statE –
Under each sub-heading, present a definition and how you could have dealt with it.
· Do you think that you could use this process in a real conversation? Would it be effective? Why or why not?