Make It Safe

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Make It Safe
1010201Make It Safe How to Make It Safe to Talk About Almost Anything
A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in baskets of silver. —PROVERBS 25:11
The last chapter contained a promise: If you spot safety risks as they happen, you can step out of the conversation, build safety, and then find a way to talk about just about anything. In this chapter, we'll fulfill that promise by teaching what it takes to restore safety.To get started, let's eavesdrop on a couple as they try to discuss one of the most delicate of topics—physical intimacy.First a little background. Jotham thinks he a…
Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler: Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition. Make It Safe, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export