Twelve Recommended Reading Lists and Bookstores

— Take the next steps in your life with inspiring articles and books about interpersonal communication skills, team building and personal development.
(Links to free articles, libraries and online bookstores included)

We invite you to explore and grow with…

The Seven Challenges Workbook

Listening as a transformative process

Gratitude and Appreciation

Forgiveness: From personal healing to political transformation

Asking questions more creatively, engagingly  and productively

Communicating and negotiating at work

Civility, Dialogue and Social Conflict

Parenting: Communication and relationship skills for parents

Partnering: Communication and relationship skills for couples

Conversations about Grieving and Deep Loss

Violence: The problem and visions of possible causes and solutions

Integrative visions of communication and development

Psychotherapy: the healing dialogue

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