An examination of communication when the stakes are high. When a crucial conversation fails, consequences can be severe, and learning how to open the dialogue creates shared meaning. Discuss how you can handle disagreements and high stake conversations in any situation, including careers, relationships, and communities. Through lectures, team-based exercises, and demonstrations, turn skills learned into behaviors that improve decision making, commitment to action, productivity and relationships. Also gain exposure to an understanding of the power of dialogue through ideas, theories, feelings, and mind-mapping.