Philadelphia, PA, September 22, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Receiving feedback is essential for healthy relationships and professional development, but we dread it and often dismiss it. Stone and Heen explain why getting feedback is so crucial yet so challenging, and they offer a powerful framework for interpreting comments, evaluations, and unsolicited advice in ways that enable effective learning. Learn more at http://www.summary.com/book-summaries/_/Thanks-for-the-Feedback.
Douglas Stone is a Founder of Triad Consulting Group and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Through Triad, he consults to a wide range of organizations, including Fidelity, Honda, HP, Merck, Shell, Time Warner, the Nature Conservancy, and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. In addition to teaching and consulting, Stone has spent 22 years with the Harvard Negotiation Project, where he worked with Roger Fisher and other colleagues on advanced negotiation applications and the development of negotiation theory. He learned an enormous amount from Roger, perhaps most importantly, how to cultivate optimism in the face of seemingly-intractable conflicts.
Sheila Heen is a Founder of Triad Consulting Group and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Her corporate clients include BAE Systems, HSBC, the Federal Reserve Bank, Merck, MetLife, Novartis, Standard Bank of South Africa, Tatweer of Dubai, Unilever, and numerous family businesses. She often work with executive teams, helping them to work through conflict, repair working relationships, and make sound decisions together. In the public sector she has also provided training for the New England Organ Bank, the Singapore Supreme Court, the Obama White House, and theologians struggling with disagreement over the nature of truth and God.
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