From Conflict to Courage: How to Stop Avoiding and Start Leading

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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6.2 X 9.1 X 0.6 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author
Marlene Chism, president of Marlene Chism Consulting, works with leaders to build drama-free cultures that drive growth and reduce costly mistakes. Chism is an advanced practitioner in narrative coaching, a LinkedIn Learning instructor on the global learning platform, and the author of four books including Stop Workplace Drama, No Drama Leadership, and 7 Ways to Stop Workplace Drama in Your Healthcare Practice. She has a bachelor's degree in communications from Drury University and a master's degree in human resources development from Webster University.

"Leaders who know how to manage conflict to get positive results know how to attract and keep business. From Conflict to Courage highlights many of the tools and techniques we offer our franchise owners to help them become the outstanding leaders they are today. It is a very practical and excellent how-to guide."
--Bill Stoller, CEO and founder, Express Employment Professionals

"From Conflict to Courage offers leaders a vision of how to become change agents by addressing conflict and modeling the behaviors that promote trust, collaboration, and inclusion. A must-read for leaders at every level of an organization."
--Vladimir and Danijela Kovačevic, cofounders, Inovatec

"For most leaders, conflict is something to avoid at all costs. In From Conflict to Courage, Marlene Chism makes the case for why we need to rethink how we view conflict and provides readers with an actionable blueprint for how to handle those difficult conversations and achieve greater alignment in their organization."
--Tanveer Naseer, MS, Inc. Top 100 leadership and management expert, award-winning leadership writer, leadership podcast host, and author of Leadership Vertigo

"We call them 'difficult conversations.' They're part of a leader's job. However, too many leaders avoid those conversations whenever they can. In this book, Marlene Chism makes the case for why difficult conversations are an opportunity to improve. Even better, she tells you how to do it. If you're a leader, especially one who avoids difficult conversations, this book should be on your must-read list."
--Wally Bock, author, blogger, and writing coach