Hot Topic Conversations: Communicating Well When You Feel Strongly

Sep 13, 2019

What can you do when something or someone is bothering you?

A Hot Topic Conversation is one where you have a real issue you want to improve, and that you feel strongly about. It has two parts: logical and emotional. Both areas must be addressed for a Hot Topic Conversation to be productive.

This session is for you if you want to improve your communication skills at work, home, and in partnership relationships. We will discuss how to prepare for a hot topic conversation, how to be a better listener, and how to make sure your communication is both felt and understood.

We will look at one technique in particular whose purpose is to build a container of safety and trust in which to discuss real concerns and ask for manageable changes. You’ll learn how to identity your true goals in a Hot Topic conversation and be better equipped to actually achieve them.