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Sheila Heen: How to Navigate Hard Conversations

Sheila Heen
Sheila Heen
Deputy Director
Harvard Negotiation Project
August 16, 2022

Sheila Heen is the Deputy Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project and the bestselling author of Difficult Conversations. She’s an internationally recognized negotiation coach and trainer.

Sheila and Auren discuss how to approach your toughest conversations, including best practices for opening a negotiation, defusing conversations that feel adversarial and giving and receiving better feedback. They also talk about the surprising similarities in tough conversations at work and at home, and how you can use negotiation strategies to throw a better dinner party.

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You can find Auren Hoffman on Twitter at @auren.

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