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Overcoming Fake Talk: How to Hold REAL Conversations that Create Respect, Build Relationships, and Get Results by John Stoker

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Advance Praise for Overcoming Fake Talk

Overcoming Fake Talk is not only a terrific book title, but it also should be the mantra of anyone who’s determined to get consistently great results. Many well-intended people dance around the issues that beg for open and candid discussion. Trouble is, when the topic is risky, they simply don’t have the skills to carry on a real conversation. So they engage in fake talk. Then, when the tough issues don’t get resolved, they engage in more fake talk and the cycle starts to resemble a scene from Groundhog Day. John Stoker’s book is a breakthrough because it so clearly identifies a common problem that few have really talked about, and it offers principles, practices, and skills so necessary for honest, trust-building ...

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