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NEW SOCIETY BLOG — Progressive Leadership
In Beyond Contempt: How Liberals Can Communicate Across the Great Divide, Erica Etelson introduces and explains techniques of Powerful Non-Defensive Communication (PNDC) to help navigate conversations in a way that fosters understanding. In the following paragraphs, Etelson describes how to use a positioning statement to open up a conversation where each party knows where the other one stands.
In The Power Manual: How to Master Complex Power Dynamics, Cyndi Suarez includes a section on games. She says, “Play catalyzes creativity and innovation. Play allows experimentation with different potential realities. Trying things out first in play space increases the chances of successful innovation in the structured space of everyday life"
Our Acquisitions Editor Rob West offers an introduction to our Spring 2020 season in today's blog. All of these books are now available for pre-order.
Beyond Contempt: How Liberals Can Communicate Across the Great Divide by Erica Etelson shows progressives how to communicate respectfully and effectively across the great political divide, defusing hostility, building trust, and, just maybe, discovering common ground.
Today's post is an excerpt from The Happiness Policy Handbook by Laura Musikanski, Rhonda Phillips & Jean Crowder. The Happiness Policy Handbook provides a concise background on happiness studies and science, coupled with practical tools for formulating and integrating happiness policy at all levels of government.