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Having A Keystone Conversation: How It Will CHANGE Your Professional & Personal Relationships & How to Have One

Know how to recognize the different phases of having a Keystone conversation and what questions to ask along the way...understanding these things will make you a much better leader.
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Today we are taking an exclusive look into the true essence of having Keystone conversations. Listeners will discover how to foster genuine connections in professional settings and learn strategies to ensure every conversation is both meaningful and productive. Don't miss out; tune in to elevate your conversations & relationships…

You Will Learn…

  1. How to run a keystone conversation.

  2. Specific exercises and examples of a keystone conversation.

  3. How to fix relationships when they go wrong.

  4. The 3 phases of a keystone conversation which are: preparation, the conversation, and maintenance.

  5. The breakdown of the 5 questions of a keystone conversation with an explanation and example of each.

Don't miss out on mastering the art of professional & impactful conversation…

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