Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

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Penguin Books #ad - We do want to learn and grow. And we also want to be accepted just as we are right now. Bosses, friends, parenting, customers—but also family, and in-laws—they all have “suggestions” for our performance, colleagues, or appearance. Stone and heen argue that we’ve got it backwards and show us why the smart money is on educating receivers— in the workplace and in personal relationships as well.

Coauthors of the international bestseller difficult Conversations, governments, Stone and Heen have spent the last ten years working with businesses, nonprofits, and families to determine what helps us learn and what gets in our way. Thanks for the Feedback is the first book to address this tension head on.

Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well #ad - The bestselling authors of the classic Difficult Conversations teach us how to turn evaluations, advice, criticisms, and coaching into productive listening and learningWe swim in an ocean of feedback. We know that feedback is essential for healthy relationships and professional development—but we dread it and often dismiss it.

That’s because receiving feedback sits at the junction of two conflicting human desires. With humor and clarity, they blend the latest insights from neuroscience and psychology with practical, hard-headed advice. It explains why getting feedback is so crucial yet so challenging, and offers a powerful framework to help us take on life’s blizzard of off-hand comments, annual evaluations, and unsolicited advice with curiosity and grace.

The business world spends billions of dollars and millions of hours each year teaching people how to give feedback more effectively. The book is destined to become a classic in the world of leadership, organizational behavior, and education.

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Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most

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Penguin Books #ad - Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most #ad - You'll learn how to: * decipher the underlying structure of every difficult conversation * Start a conversation without defensiveness * Listen for the meaning of what is not said * Stay balanced in the face of attacks and accusations * Move from emotion to productive problem solving. The 10th-anniversary edition of the new york times business bestseller-now updated with "Answers to Ten Questions People Ask" We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day-whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client.

From the harvard negotiation project, the organization that brought you Getting to Yes, Difficult Conversations provides a step-by-step approach to having those tough conversations with less stress and more success.

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Bargaining with the Devil: When to Negotiate, When to Fight

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Simon & Schuster #ad - The art of negotiation—from one of the country’s most eminent practitioners and the Chair of the Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation. One of the country’s most eminent practitioners of the art and science of negotiation offers practical advice for the most challenging conflicts—when you are facing an adversary you don’t trust, who may harm you, or who you may even feel is evil.

Bargaining with the Devil: When to Negotiate, When to Fight #ad - This lively, informative, emotionally compelling book identifies the tools one needs to make wise decisions about life’s most challenging conflicts.

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Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes

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Harvard University Press #ad - Too often, cases don't settle, relationships fall apart, deals blow up, justice is delayed. It offers a fresh look at negotiation, and deals into better deals, through practical, aimed at helping lawyers turn disputes into deals, tough-minded problem-solving techniques. Conflict is inevitable, in both deals and disputes.

Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes #ad - Yet when clients call in the lawyers to haggle over who gets how much of the pie, traditional hard-bargaining tactics can lead to ruin. Beyond winning charts a way out of our current crisis of confidence in the legal system.

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The Adult Years: Mastering the Art of Self-Renewal

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Jossey-Bass #ad - The adult years is a compelling look at adulthood as an opportunityfor continual revitalization, reorientation, and positive change. In this revised edition, frederic Hudson updates and refines hisvision, reflecting the extraordinary challenges we all face intoday's fast-paced, ever-changing society. Whether you are eighteenor eighty-eight, this classic best-selling guide will inspire youto unlock the power of personal renewal.

The Adult Years: Mastering the Art of Self-Renewal #ad - If you are concerned about your own renewal and therenewal of our planet, you must read this book. James M. Praise for the first Edition "The most compelling book ever written on personal transition andtransformation. Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge, Second Edition.

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The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Grant ph. D. Evidence based coaching Handbook; faculty, coauthor, University of Sydney "I love this book. Praise for the completely revised handbook OF COACHING "Pam McLean has written a jewel of a book. This will become a well-used 'dog-eared, ' in the days before e-books guidebook for both the new and the seasoned coach.

Mary beth o'neill, executive coaching with backbone and heart "a welcome and comprehensive update of the original Handbook, this theoretically grounded, author, yet highly practical book presents important integrative coaching models that deal with complex coaching issues in an easy-to-read way. This book will be of use to novices and experienced coaches alike.

The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach #ad - Anthony m. Her very current real-life examples are insightful and useful. Edie seashore, m. A. Author, triple Impact Coaching. This major rework of hudson's classic offers practitioners extensive guidance on coach methodology, the system dynamics of change, and the crucial use of self. In addition, she describes the robust Hudson coaching methodology clearly with lots of examples and always links theory to practice.

Rick maurer, gestalt institute of cleveland "the new handbook of Coaching is intellectually satisfying and pragmatically rich, author, Beyond the Wall of Resistance; faculty, a tour-de-force grounded in a thorough exploration of adult development and coaching models. Pam mclean offers the most comprehensive and clear explanation of use of self—why it is important and where we need to focus our attention—that I have ever read.

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Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career

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Harvard Business Review Press #ad - How successful career changers turn Fantasy into RealityWhether as a daydream or a spoken desire, nearly all of us have entertained the notion of reinventing ourselves. But we also hold on, white-knuckled, to the years of time and effort we’ve invested in our current profession. In this powerful book, herminia Ibarra presents a new model for career reinvention that flies in the face of everything we’ve learned from "career experts.

While common wisdom holds that we must first know what we want to do before we can act, Ibarra argues that this advice is backward. Career transition is not a straight path toward some predetermined identity, but a crooked journey along which we try on a host of "possible selves" we might become. Based on her in-depth research on professionals and managers in transition, Ibarra outlines an active process of career reinvention that leverages three ways of "working identity": experimenting with new professional activities, interacting in new networks of people, and making sense of what is happening to us in light of emerging possibilities.

Through engrossing stories—from a literature professor turned stockbroker to an investment banker turned novelist—Ibarra reveals a set of guidelines that all successful reinventions share. Where we end up may surprise us. Feeling unfulfilled, or just plain unhappy with what we’re doing, burned out, we long to make that leap into the unknown.

Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career #ad - She explores specific ways that hopeful career changers of any background can:explore possible selvesCraft and execute "identity experiments"Create "small wins" that keep momentum goingSurvive the rocky period between career identitiesConnect with role models and mentors who can ease the transitionMake time for reflection—without missing out on windows of opportunityDecide when to abandon the old path in order to follow the newArrange new events into a coherent story of who we are becoming.

A call to the dreamer in each of us, Working Identity explores the process for crafting a more fulfilling future.

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Learning in Relationship: Foundation for Personal and Professional Success

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Learning In Action #ad - What if these outcomes could be avoided? Learning in Relationship says they can, and rather easily at that. Organizations and individuals suffer immensely when relationships sour. Costs soar. Relationships and difficulties are opportunities to learn. To accomplish learning, knowing that abstract organizations don't change, the book puts the reader--not the other "malevolent" or "difficult" individuals--in charge, only individuals change.

Learning in Relationship: Foundation for Personal and Professional Success #ad - . These difficulties are seldom because of malevolence although we often assume so or impossible individuals although we often think "they" are, but because we miss, misinterpret, and misattribute information. Who then work together to make changes in their specific relationship and organization. The book is divided into three parts: Thinking Lessons, Inquiry Lessons, and Application Lessons.

Waste multiplies. Pain and resentments paralyze work and productivity. The reader walks away with specific maps, methods, and models to put into immediate use.

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Thank God for the Feedback: Using Feedback to Fuel Your Personal, Professional and Spiritual Growth

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Speck Books #ad - Thank God for the Feedback: Using Feedback to Fuel Your Personal, Professional and Spiritual Growth #ad - Thank god for the feedback is designed for use as a companion resource to help individuals explore the tools offered in Thanks for the Feedback: the Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well Stone & Heen, 2014 in a small group setting. This workbook provides an 8-session study exploring the biblical truths behind the practical tools and facilitates discussion for turning even the most frustrating feedback into opportunities to drive your own personal, professional and spiritual growth.

Join others in wrestling with feedback from all areas of life – at work, in-laws or kids, from your spouse, and from each other.

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Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12: Implementing the Practices That Work Best to Accelerate Student Learning Corwin Literacy

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Corwin #ad - These practices are “visible” because their purpose is clear, they are implemented at the right moment in a student’s learning, and their effect is tangible. Through dozens of classroom scenarios, learn how to use the right approach at the right time for surface, deep, and transfer learning and which routines are most effective at each phase of learning.

. Ensure students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of learning during a school yearRenowned literacy experts Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey work with John Hattie to apply his 15 years of research, identifying instructional routines that have the biggest impact on student learning, to literacy practices.

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Presence-Based Coaching: Cultivating Self-Generative Leaders Through Mind, Body, and Heart

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Jossey-Bass #ad - The ability of a coach to facilitate lasting, sustainable development in leaders rests on the presence a coach offers to the coach-client relationship. Presence-based coaching offers coaches a hands-on resource for developing the capacities and skills needed to be reliably present in all situations, and shows how to let go of habitual—and often ineffective—ways of responding.

As author and leadership expert doug Silsbee explains, once a coach has mastered the inner moves of directing their own attention, they can work to develop the same capability in their clients.

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