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Courageous Conversations
April 24, 2020
Do not think you can be brave with your life and your work and never disappoint anyone. It doesn’t work that way.
-Brené Brown
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Brené Brown, author of Dare to Lead, writes this about what she calls courageous conversations, defining them as “a discussion, conversation or meeting defined by a commitment to lean into vulnerability, to stay curious and generous…and as psychologist Harriet Lerner teaches, to listen with the same passion with which we want to be heard.”

We hope our new resource, Exchange Reflections, will provide your team some inspiration for having courageous conversations. The newest offering in this series, “Exploring Consent and Power with Gun Play,” provides a topic that can lend itself to valuable, in-depth discussions where people may hold differing points of view. Much valuable learning is possible when people truly listen to each other with a desire to understand.

By the way, we heard from one ExchangeEveryDay reader who said she’s using Exchange Reflections by herself, just as a tool for deepening her own thinking. So, there’s a new idea we’ll pass along.





NEW Resource!
Exchange Reflections

Exchange Reflections are designed to help a team of people meet in-person or live online to think deeply together about a topic using an article from Exchange magazine as a guide. Included are discussion questions to help guide reflections, as well as a "Making Commitments" idea sheet to help prompt ideas into action. For your convenience, Exchange Reflections are available in PDF format and you can download immediately on your desktop.

We are offering a “choose your price” option during this challenging time. The regular price of Exchange Reflections (which can be used with up to 75 of your students or staff) is $10. For those of you able to pay regular price, thank you. It helps us keep paying our staff. For those of you who need to use the 50% off coupon, we understand. Times are tough right now and some budgets are on the edge. Please do what works in your own circumstances.

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For 50% off this new resource

Offer valid through May 16, 2020 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
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