The best 75 Resolving Conflict books

Conflict resolution is an integral part of human interaction, vital for fostering healthy relationships and effective communication. Our carefully curated book list delves into various strategies and insights to navigate conflicts constructively, offering valuable tools for personal and professional growth.

Take the first step towards handling conflicts with grace and understanding. Explore our collection now to equip yourself with the knowledge needed to resolve disputes harmoniously.

The best 75 Resolving Conflict books
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Resolving Conflict Books: Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher, William Ury & Bruce Patton

Getting to Yes

Roger Fisher, William Ury & Bruce Patton
Negotiating an Agreement Without Giving In
4.3 (616 ratings)
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What's Getting to Yes about?

Getting to Yes (1981) is considered the reference for successful negotiations. It presents proven tools and techniques that can help you to resolve any conflict and find win-win solutions.

Who should read Getting to Yes?

  • Anyone interested in improving their negotiation skills, whether for use at work, at home, or both.
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to find win-win solutions to almost any conflict

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Resolving Conflict Books: Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

Crucial Conversations

Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
4.1 (550 ratings)
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What's Crucial Conversations about?

We’ve all been in situations where rational discussions get quickly out of hand, and Crucial Conversations investigates the root causes of this problem. You’ll learn techniques to handle such situations and shape them into becoming positive and solutions-oriented, while preventing your high-stakes conversations from turning into shouting matches.

Who should read Crucial Conversations?

  • Anyone whose job requires dealing with other people often
  • Anyone who wants to improve conversations in their personal relationships
  • Anyone who offers professional communications training

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Resolving Conflict Books: Just Listen by Mark Goulston

Just Listen

Mark Goulston
Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone
4.2 (294 ratings)
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What's Just Listen about?

Just Listen (2009) combines time-tested persuasion and listening techniques with new methods to help you get your message across to anybody. By learning how to be a better listener, how the brain works and how people think, you’ll be able to motivate people to do what you want because you’ll better understand their needs.

Who should read Just Listen?

  • Anyone who wants to improve their communication skills
  • Anyone working in therapy or mediation
  • Anyone who wants to be more persuasive

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Resolving Conflict Books: Talk Lean by Alan H. Palmer

Talk Lean

Alan H. Palmer
Shorter Meetings. Quicker Results. Better Relations.
3.8 (83 ratings)
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What's Talk Lean about?

Talk Lean will teach you how to express your thoughts in a direct, candid, yet courteous manner. The author shares effective, easy-to-apply tips for having a productive conversation that helps achieve your goals.

Who should read Talk Lean?

  • Anyone who has trouble communicating at work
  • Anyone who has to confront difficult people on a daily basis
  • Anyone who hesitates to express their true thoughts and feelings

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Resolving Conflict Books: Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves
4.1 (520 ratings)
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What's Emotional Intelligence 2.0 about?

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 (2009) gives you expert insight into which skills you need to read others and build better relationships. It breaks down the four aspects of emotional intelligence, or EQ, and gives advice on what you can do to improve your own skills.

Who should read Emotional Intelligence 2.0?

  • Psychologists or family counsellors
  • People who struggle with personal relationships
  • Managers or business owners looking to improve their team-building skills

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Resolving Conflict Books: Getting More by Stuart Diamond

Getting More

Stuart Diamond
How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life
3.8 (108 ratings)
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What's Getting More about?

Getting More (2010) lays out precisely how to negotiate your way toward a fuller, more satisfying life. The strategies and tools described in this book can be used in any situation, from finding a happier outcome when sparring with a partner to convincing your boss that you’re long overdue for a raise.

Who should read Getting More?

  • People looking to improve their negotiating skills
  • Sales managers, sales reps or anyone involved in cutting business deals
  • Anyone who feels they never get what they want when negotiating

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Resolving Conflict Books: The 11 Laws of Likability by Michelle Tillis Lederman

The 11 Laws of Likability

Michelle Tillis Lederman
Relationship Networking … Because People Do Business with People They Like
4.1 (339 ratings)
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What's The 11 Laws of Likability about?

The 11 Laws of Likability (2011) is a guide to networking built on one simple fact: people do business with people they like. These blinks will explain how to discover your most likable characteristics, start conversations and keep them going, and make a lasting positive impression on people.

Who should read The 11 Laws of Likability?

  • Anyone who wants to build a lasting professional relationship
  • Anyone starting a new job
  • Recent graduates looking for a job

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Resolving Conflict Books: Nonviolent Communication by Marshall B. Rosenberg

Nonviolent Communication

Marshall B. Rosenberg
A Language of Life
4.5 (557 ratings)
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What's Nonviolent Communication about?

These blinks introduce the principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) as a compassionate way of being with ourselves and others. Through simple techniques, you can learn how to consciously change your language and thinking to forge better quality relationships with others.

Who should read Nonviolent Communication?

  • Anyone wishing to improve their relationship with family, friends and coworkers
  • Newcomers to a city who want to create healthy relationships with new people

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Power of the Other by Henry Cloud

The Power of the Other

Henry Cloud
The Startling Effects Other People Have on You, from the Boardroom to the Bedroom and Beyond – and What to Do About It
4.2 (70 ratings)
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What's The Power of the Other about?

The Power of the Other (2016) shows you how the relationships in your life profoundly affect how you think, act and feel. These blinks examine why certain relationships harm us while others nurture us. Importantly, you’ll learn how to cultivate real connections that fulfill you and help you grow as a person.

Who should read The Power of the Other?

  • Leaders and managers looking to connect with work teams
  • Students of psychology or business
  • Anyone wanting to improve their personal relationships

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Resolving Conflict Books: Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

Getting The Love You Want

Harville Hendrix
A Guide for Couples
4.3 (289 ratings)
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What's Getting The Love You Want about?

Getting The Love You Want (1988) offers practical advice on how to save a failing relationship and build a stronger one. It highlights a unique therapy program that offers a step-by-step guide to helping partners address repressed childhood desires and become more compassionate individuals.

Who should read Getting The Love You Want?

  • Couples looking to reboot a relationship
  • People curious about Freudian psychoanalysis

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Resolving Conflict Books: Mindsight by Daniel Siegel

Mindsight

Daniel Siegel
Transform Your Brain With the New Science of Kindness
4.1 (533 ratings)
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What's Mindsight about?

Mindsight (2010) introduces the reader to the many factors that shape the way we react to life’s challenges. Emotional responses are tied to our bodies, brains and childhood experiences. With mindsight, we can learn to manage our emotions in order to improve our relationships and well-being.

Who should read Mindsight?

  • Readers interested in the relationships between the human body, brain and behavior
  • Anyone interested in contemporary approaches to psychotherapy
  • Individuals looking for guidance in dealing with uncontrollable emotions

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Resolving Conflict Books: Radical Collaboration by James W. Tamm and Ronald J. Luyet

Radical Collaboration

James W. Tamm and Ronald J. Luyet
Five Essential Skills to Overcome Defensiveness and Build Successful Relationships
4.0 (70 ratings)
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What's Radical Collaboration about?

Radical Collaboration (2004) offers invaluable methods to help you build effective and high-functioning collaborative relationships, as well as strategies to manage any kind of conflict that you might run into. At the heart of these methods are five skills that can turn anyone into a better teammate and turn any organization into an efficient and productive partnership.

Who should read Radical Collaboration?

  • Business leaders
  • Managers and teammates
  • Readers interested in becoming better collaborators

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Anatomy of Peace by The Arbinger Institute

The Anatomy of Peace

The Arbinger Institute
How to Resolve the Heart of Conflict
4.0 (82 ratings)
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What's The Anatomy of Peace about?

The Anatomy of Peace (2006) addresses an unpleasant fact: how common it is for people to resort to conflict as a way of resolving differences at home, in the workplace and in the world at large. Learn the reasons behind this mindset and how we can find a better way to move forward. There’s no reason to think things have to be the way they are today. With a little understanding, we can all choose the path of peace.

Who should read The Anatomy of Peace?

  • Professionals struggling with coworkers or customers
  • Readers who want less struggle and more peace in their lives
  • Parents and teachers eager to handle conflicts better

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Resolving Conflict Books: Negotiating the Nonnegotiable by Daniel Shapiro

Negotiating the Nonnegotiable

Daniel Shapiro
How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts
4.0 (168 ratings)
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What's Negotiating the Nonnegotiable about?

Negotiating the Nonnegotiable (2016) offers insights into a new framework that can be applied to solve stubborn conflicts in both our personal and professional lives. The blinks emphasize the importance of the “tribal mind,” while also illustrating how we actively address emotional pain and examining the role of identity in conflict resolution.

Who should read Negotiating the Nonnegotiable?

  • Married readers who regularly fight with their partners
  • Unsatisfied employees who feel at odds with their colleagues or boss
  • Negotiators who need new ideas for resolving conflicts

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Resolving Conflict Books: What We Say Matters by Judith Hanson Lasater and Ike K. Lasater

What We Say Matters

Judith Hanson Lasater and Ike K. Lasater
Practicing Nonviolent Communication
4.2 (181 ratings)
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What's What We Say Matters about?

What We Say Matters (2009) is a guide to communicating with compassion, openness and honesty. These blinks explain how to connect with your needs, as well as those of others, while speaking in a way that communicates your feelings clearly without causing suffering.

Who should read What We Say Matters?

  • Anyone who wants to improve their communication skills
  • People involved in spiritual practice
  • Readers who are interested in the intricacies of human nature

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Resolving Conflict Books: Verbal Judo by George J. Thompson and Jerry B. Jenkins

Verbal Judo

George J. Thompson and Jerry B. Jenkins
The Gentle Art of Persuasion
4.3 (136 ratings)
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What's Verbal Judo about?

Verbal Judo (1993) is your guide to effective communication, from a police officer’s perspective. These blinks explain why some common communication techniques could be holding you back and why others may be better suited to achieving your communication goals.

Who should read Verbal Judo?

  • Police officers, security guards and anyone who deals with disruptive people
  • Professional communicators and mediators
  • Couples struggling to communicate their feelings

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Resolving Conflict Books: Neuro-linguistic Programming for Dummies by Romilla Ready and Kate Burton

Neuro-linguistic Programming for Dummies

Romilla Ready and Kate Burton
4.0 (290 ratings)
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What's Neuro-linguistic Programming for Dummies about?

Neuro-linguistic Programming for Dummies (2015) is an introduction to the basic principles behind NLP. If you’ve ever struggled to say what’s on your mind, NLP may be of use to you. Discover the human traits that can keep us from understanding each other and the helpful methods that can lead to clear and effective communication.

Who should read Neuro-linguistic Programming for Dummies?

  • Readers who strive to communicate clearly
  • Students of neuroscience and linguistics
  • Anyone open to new ideas and techniques for improvement

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Resolving Conflict Books: Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen

Difficult Conversations

Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen
How to Discuss What Matters Most
4.0 (399 ratings)
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What's Difficult Conversations about?

Difficult Conversations (1999) takes a look at what makes a conversation difficult and why we often try to avoid them. It outlines how to correctly approach and maneuver through tough topics to build positive and meaningful relationships.

Who should read Difficult Conversations?

  • Politicians and business leaders
  • Teachers
  • Parents

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Resolving Conflict Books: How to Have Impossible Conversations	 by Peter Boghossian and James A. Lindsay

How to Have Impossible Conversations

Peter Boghossian and James A. Lindsay
A Very Practical Guide
4.5 (672 ratings)
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What's How to Have Impossible Conversations about?

How to Have Impossible Conversations (2019) is a guide to having frank conversations that don’t end in tears. Philosopher Peter Boghossian and scientist James Lindsay argue that however prickly the topic, we all profit when we air our disagreements – provided we’re out to learn something, not just shout our opponents down. These blinks will explore techniques that facilitate respectful dialogue, from rules of building rapport to the art of convincing your sparring partner to reexamine her assumptions. 

Who should read How to Have Impossible Conversations ?

  • Critical thinkers who love a good argument
  • Skeptics intent on dismantling irrational dogmas
  • Quiet rationalists fed up with all the shouting

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Resolving Conflict Books: Why Does He Do That? by Lundy Bancroft

Why Does He Do That?

Lundy Bancroft
Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
4.5 (232 ratings)
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What's Why Does He Do That? about?

Why Does He Do That? (2003) reveals the psychology behind abusive men. Drawing on his experience as a counselor to male abusers, author Lundy Bancroft explains the nature of abusive thinking, the early warning signs of abuse, and the steps women can take to free themselves from an abusive relationship.

Who should read Why Does He Do That??

  • Anyone who feels trapped in an abusive relationship
  • Mothers considering leaving their abusive partner
  • People who suspect a friend or family member is being abused

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Resolving Conflict Books: Say What You Mean by Oren Jay Sofer

Say What You Mean

Oren Jay Sofer
A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication
4.6 (306 ratings)
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What's Say What You Mean about?

Say What You Mean (2018) is a guide to meaningful and productive communication. It shows how you can leave old, unhelpful habits behind and develop the skills to speak your mind in a clear and authentic way. It also teaches some simple practices to make your conversations more effective and satisfying.

Who should read Say What You Mean?

  • People who want to improve the quality of their conversations
  • Anyone who needs more confidence when talking to others
  • Everyone who wants to know how nonviolent communication works

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Advice Trap by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Advice Trap

Michael Bungay Stanier
Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever
4.6 (515 ratings)
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What's The Advice Trap about?

The Advice Trap (2020) is a practical guide to taming your inner Advice Monster. Many of us give advice compulsively because we’re insecure and want to control the situations we’re in. But that comes at the cost of alienating ourselves from other people, and stifling innovation in the workplace. Instead of jumping in with solutions, we need to cultivate a deep sense of curiosity and really learn to listen to other people.

Who should read The Advice Trap?

  • Mansplainers hoping to learn how to stop giving unsolicited lectures
  • Innovative leaders who want to learn new methods to inspire their teams
  • People interested in how coaching techniques can be used in daily life

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Resolving Conflict Books: Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen by Michelle Icard

Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen

Michelle Icard
The Essential Conversations You Need to Have with Your Kids Before They Start High School
4.1 (87 ratings)
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What's Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen about?

Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen (2020) tackles the thorny subject of communicating with tweens – those adolescents between the ages of ten and fourteen who are beginning to pull away from their parents and close down lines of communication. This is the age at which “big” topics like sexuality, money, and life choices are more important than ever. But it’s also the age at which having a conversation with your child is harder than ever before. So what can parents do? Well, it’s time to learn a new way of talking with, and not at, your tween. 

Who should read Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen?

  • Relationship-builders struggling to talk with their tweens
  • Worriers who want the best for their kids
  • Parents of younger children preparing for the next step

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Resolving Conflict Books: Connect by David Bradford and Carole Robin

Connect

David Bradford and Carole Robin
Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends and Colleagues
4.5 (642 ratings)
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What's Connect about?

Connect (2021) lays the groundwork for exceptional relationships. Drawing on social science research and the authors’ personal experience, it shares core behaviors and actionable advice to cultivate meaningful connections – leading to personal fulfillment and professional success.

Who should read Connect?

  • People who want to communicate better with friends, family, or romantic partners
  • Professionals looking to improve their soft skills to level up in their careers
  • Those seeking advice on how to become their best selves

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Resolving Conflict Books: Fault Lines by Karl Pillemer

Fault Lines

Karl Pillemer
Fractured Families and How to Mend Them
4.5 (39 ratings)
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What's Fault Lines about?

Fault Lines (2020) examines a common problem that no one talks about: family estrangements. Over a quarter of Americans experience being cut off from friends and family during their lifetimes, which has devastating psychological impacts. Fault Lines explores the common causes of estrangement and gives surprising and insightful advice on how to work towards reconciliation.

Who should read Fault Lines?

  • Anyone who’s experienced the pain of family estrangement
  • Budding sociologists who are fascinated by human relationships
  • Parents wanting to learn how to navigate conflict with their kids

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Resolving Conflict Books: Get It by AmyK Hutchens

Get It

AmyK Hutchens
Five Steps to the Sex, Salary and Success You Want
4.3 (211 ratings)
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What's Get It about?

Get It (2020) is a one-stop guide to taking control of your voice so that you can successfully navigate the thorniest conversations in life. It’ll teach you how to clean up your conversational hygiene by avoiding common faux pas and show you how to present your best self to others. Once you know how to direct conversations toward outcomes you want, you’ll be sure to achieve success in love, work, and beyond.

Who should read Get It?

  • Introverts who have trouble expressing themselves in conversation
  • Crestfallen lovers who want to reconnect with their partners
  • Anyone who wants to improve their chances of success in life

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Resolving Conflict Books: The High-Conflict Couple by Alan E. Fruzzetti

The High-Conflict Couple

Alan E. Fruzzetti
A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy & Validation
4.4 (249 ratings)
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What's The High-Conflict Couple about?

The High-Conflict Couple (2007) is a guide to overcoming the common relationship pitfalls that lead to conflict and animosity. Drawing upon years of psychology research and therapy experience, Alan E. Fruzzetti explains where conflict comes from and how it can be reduced.

Who should read The High-Conflict Couple?

  • Couples tired of fighting with each other
  • People who struggle to accept the things they cannot change
  • Anyone wanting to be more present in their own life

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Resolving Conflict Books: Missing Each Other by Edward Brodkin and Ashley Pallathra

Missing Each Other

Edward Brodkin and Ashley Pallathra
How to Cultivate Meaningful Connections
4.2 (103 ratings)
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What's Missing Each Other about?

Missing Each Other (2021) is a scientifically sound exploration of human connection. This wide-ranging primer explains how to truly bond with others in our fast-paced world.

Who should read Missing Each Other?

  • Lonesome people looking to link with others
  • Bad communicators seeking better ways to connect
  • Anyone interested in the psychology of alienation

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Resolving Conflict Books: Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown

Atlas of the Heart

Brené Brown
Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
4.6 (1,523 ratings)
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What's Atlas of the Heart about?

Atlas of the Heart (2021) is a guide to understanding your emotions and learning how to regulate them. Everyone experiences strong emotions, but most people can’t identify what it is they’re feeling, or work out where the feelings come from. Developing your emotional vocabulary will transform your relationship to yourself, and the people around you.

Who should read Atlas of the Heart?

  • Curious adventurers interested in exploring their own emotional landscapes
  • Anyone who feels flooded by painful emotions that they can’t understand or control
  • Fans of Brené Brown’s work wanting to learn more about her latest insightful theories of emotion

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Resolving Conflict Books: Wired for Love by Stan Tatkin

Wired for Love

Stan Tatkin
How Understanding Your Partner's Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship
4.5 (559 ratings)
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What's Wired for Love about?

Wired for Love (2012) is a guide to maintaining closeness and emotional security within romantic partnerships. It uses research from neurobiology and psychology to show why long-term couples come into conflict, and it offers practical tips on how to use knowledge about brain functions to promote peace and mutual security in your relationship.

Who should read Wired for Love?

  • Partners in committed relationships
  • Couples seeking to manage conflict 
  • Those interested in social psychology

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Resolving Conflict Books: Us by Terrence Real

Us

Terrence Real
Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship
4.7 (384 ratings)
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What's Us about?

Us (2022) is for anyone whose once-loving relationship has devolved into point-scoring and power struggles. It offers a science-based skill set, illustrated with rich and detailed examples, to help you and your partner heal your toxic individualism and your relationship. 

Who should read Us?

  • Couples who find themselves having the same fight over and over again
  • Partners whose disagreements turn melodramatic within minutes
  • Anyone dealing with a breach of trust in a close relationship

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Resolving Conflict Books: Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People by Renée Evenson

Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People

Renée Evenson
Over 325 Ready-to-use Words and Phrases for Working with Challenging Personalities
4.2 (607 ratings)
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What's Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People about?

Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People (2013) provides practical tactics for navigating tough conversations at work. Along with over 325 phrases, it includes dozens of sample conversations that show the phrases in action.

Who should read Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People?

  • Anyone dealing with difficult coworkers or bosses
  • Employees looking for practical guidance on how to talk to colleagues
  • People interested in conflict management

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Resolving Conflict Books: Getting to Zero by Jayson Gaddis

Getting to Zero

Jayson Gaddis
How to Work Through Conflict in Your High-Stakes Relationships
4.5 (322 ratings)
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What's Getting to Zero about?

Getting to Zero (2021) is a guide to dealing with conflict in intimate, high-stakes relationships – those with your family, good friends, and partners. It describes a process for “getting to zero” by achieving resolution and closure after conflict.

Who should read Getting to Zero?

  • Conflict avoiders
  • Those who project childhood experiences onto others
  • All who want to resolve conflict in their interpersonal relationships

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Resolving Conflict Books: Getting Along by Amy Gallo

Getting Along

Amy Gallo
How to Work with Anyone (Even Difficult People)
3.2 (233 ratings)
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What's Getting Along about?

Getting Along (2022) describes the importance of workplace interactions and their effects on productivity and creativity.

Who should read Getting Along?

  • Managers who want to create positive work environments
  • People unhappy with their colleagues
  • Anyone interested in workplace relationships

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Resolving Conflict Books: Partnering by Jean Oelwang

Partnering

Jean Oelwang
How to Forge the Deep Connections That Make Great Things Happen
4.2 (249 ratings)
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What's Partnering about?

Partnering (2022) looks at what it takes to develop deep connections in both business and personal relationships. Drawing from interviews with some of the world’s most legendary partnerships, including Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Nelson Mandela and Graça Machel, and the collective which saved the ozone, these blinks are a guide through the six principles of connection which can elevate your relationships and make an impact on the world.

Who should read Partnering?

  • Entrepreneurs
  • People who are married or in a romantic partnership
  • Anyone seeking to deepen their relationships

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Resolving Conflict Books: Humor, Seriously by Jennifer Aaker & Naomi Bagdonas

Humor, Seriously

Jennifer Aaker & Naomi Bagdonas
Why Humor Is a Superpower at Work and in Life (And How Anyone Can Harness It. Even You.)
4.1 (467 ratings)
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What's Humor, Seriously about?

Humor, Seriously (2021) explores the value of a human-centered approach to business, and of the funny that can be found and created in any environment. It relies on science, psychology, and humorous anecdotes from experts in the field to show how using humor can create a culture of levity, build trust, and unlock creativity.

Who should read Humor, Seriously?

  • Leaders looking to build trust
  • Managers who want to enhance creativity
  • Anyone seeking more joy in work and life

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Leader Lab by Tania Luna and LeeAnn Renninger

The Leader Lab

Tania Luna and LeeAnn Renninger
Core Skills to Become a Great Manager, Faster
4.6 (379 ratings)
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What's The Leader Lab about?

The Leader Lab (2021) is a handbook for anyone who wants to improve their management skills fast. Through extensive research, and training more than 200,000 managers, the authors have identified the core behaviors and skills that all great managers share. They offer simple, practical tips, and methods that can be applied for rapid results.

Who should read The Leader Lab?

  • New managers lacking in confidence
  • Leaders keen to improve their skills
  • Anyone who wants to communicate more effectively in the workplace

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Resolving Conflict Books: Making Great Relationships by Rick Hanson, PhD

Making Great Relationships

Rick Hanson, PhD
Simple Practices for Solving Conflicts, Building Connection, and Fostering Love
4.5 (280 ratings)
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What's Making Great Relationships about?

Making Great Relationships (2023) is a practical guide to building nourishing, healthy, communicative relationships. It shares simple strategies designed to troubleshoot conflict and break unhealthy cycles, as well as best practices for deepening and strengthening positive relationships.

Who should read Making Great Relationships?

  • Couples who feel stuck in an unproductive relationship dynamic
  • Friends who feel their needs aren’t met by their social circle
  • Colleagues whose interactions are marked by conflict and poor communication

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Resolving Conflict Books: Positively Energizing Leadership by Kim Cameron

Positively Energizing Leadership

Kim Cameron
Virtuous Actions and Relationships That Create High Performance
4.6 (364 ratings)
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What's Positively Energizing Leadership about?

Positively Energizing Leadership (2022) offers organization leaders and workers a practical guide to understanding and harnessing the power of positively energizing characteristics and interpersonal approaches. With empirical data and how-to advice, it aims to boost innovation, profits, and compassion in the workplace and at home. 

Who should read Positively Energizing Leadership?

  • Anyone working as part of a team 
  • Managers who want to increase interpersonal richness in their organization 
  • Leaders looking for strategies to deal with a “black hole” of a worker 

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Resolving Conflict Books: Find Your People by Jennie Allen

Find Your People

Jennie Allen
Building Deep Community in a Lonely World
3.5 (77 ratings)
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What's Find Your People about?

Find Your People (2022) is a Christian woman’s guide to finding, making, and keeping friends. It proposes that God wired us to be in relationships with others – that’s why we crave deep, fulfilling connections. But finding them is harder than ever in today’s hyper-connected yet hyper-lonely world. With a strong sense of commitment and the help of God, you can find your people and keep them too.

Who should read Find Your People?

  • Christians struggling with feelings of loneliness
  • Women yearning for deep, lasting sisterhood
  • New parents worried about maintaining their social lives

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Resolving Conflict Books: Conversations Worth Having by Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres

Conversations Worth Having

Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres
Using Appreciative Inquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement
4.7 (584 ratings)
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What's Conversations Worth Having about?

Conversations Worth Having (2018) looks at the power of conversation in our lives and what we can do to communicate more productively at work, in our relationships, and in the community. Drawing on real-life stories and scientifically based theories, it illustrates how we can improve organizations and lives using the principle of Appreciative Inquiry – effective conversation through positive perspective and asking the right questions.

Who should read Conversations Worth Having?

  • Leaders who want to engage with their teams for the best results
  • Parents and teachers who want to see their children flourish
  • Anyone looking to improve the tone and direction of their conversations

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Resolving Conflict Books: Win Every Argument by Mehdi Hasan

Win Every Argument

Mehdi Hasan
The Art of Debating, Persuading, and Public Speaking
4.2 (778 ratings)
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What's Win Every Argument about?

Win Every Argument (2023) is a guide to the art of argument by one of the world’s most combative debaters: journalist, anchor, and writer Mehdi Hasan. Drawing on ancient theories of persuasion, neuroscientific theories of cognition, and the rhetorical tricks of contemporary politicians, Hasan reveals the secrets to winning arguments in today’s post-factual world.

Who should read Win Every Argument?

  • Natural-born arguers and debaters
  • Anyone interested in the art of persuasion
  • Public speakers and politicos

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Resolving Conflict Books: Surrounded by Narcissists by Thomas Erikson

Surrounded by Narcissists

Thomas Erikson
How to Effectively Recognize, Avoid, and Defend Yourself Against Toxic People (and Not Lose Your Mind)
4.3 (801 ratings)
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What's Surrounded by Narcissists about?

Surrounded By Narcissists (2022) is a guide to recognizing narcissists and understanding how they operate. Erikson suggests simple, effective methods for dealing with any narcissists you know, whether it’s your partner, a relative, someone you work with, or possibly all three – you may be surrounded.

Who should read Surrounded by Narcissists?

  • Victims of narcissists
  • Empaths who are worried about being manipulated
  • Anyone who’s interested in psychology or personality types

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Resolving Conflict Books: Facilitating Breakthrough by Adam Kahane

Facilitating Breakthrough

Adam Kahane
How to Remove Obstacles, Bridge Differences, and Move Forward Together
4.2 (48 ratings)
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What's Facilitating Breakthrough about?

Facilitating Breakthrough (2021) dives into how people can go about solving their most intractable problems. By using an approach honed over decades, you can learn how to remove obstacles from conflicts and make progress toward resolution.

Who should read Facilitating Breakthrough?

  • Facilitators, managers, and mediators 
  • Anyone looking for new ways to resolve intractable situations
  • People interested in the art of problem-solving

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Resolving Conflict Books: I Don't Agree by Michael Brown

I Don't Agree

Michael Brown
Why we can’t stop fighting – and how to get great stuff done despite our differences
4.0 (252 ratings)
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What's I Don't Agree about?

I Don’t Agree (2020) is a practical guide to improving your conflict resolution skills. Disagreement is seen as bad, and even scary. But, actually, conflict can be a powerful engine for growth if you know how to deal with it effectively. I Don’t Agree provides ten practical strategies that will help you become an expert in dealing with conflict in all areas of your life.

Who should read I Don't Agree?

  • Employees seeking to improve their collaborations
  • Anyone wanting to resolve a bitter argument
  • Parents who want to learn how to teach conflict resolution skills to their kids

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Resolving Conflict Books: Jerks at Work by Tessa West

Jerks at Work

Tessa West
Toxic Coworkers and What to Do About Them
4.1 (282 ratings)
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What's Jerks at Work about?

Jerks at Work (2022) provides a handbook for how to deal with difficult people at work. Identifying seven types of jerks, it informs you about what kind of behaviors to look out for and how to deal with them in a pragmatic, positive way.

Who should read Jerks at Work?

  • Anyone who is struggling with a jerk at work
  • Those who have a friend or loved one who won’t stop complaining about a jerk at work 
  • People who are interested in how social psychology applies to the workplace

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Resolving Conflict Books: Forgive by Timothy Keller

Forgive

Timothy Keller
Why Should I and How Can I?
3.3 (257 ratings)
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What's Forgive about?

Forgive (2022) proposes personal and community healing through genuine, wholesome, and compassionate forgiveness. The arguments in this guide will help you understand why Christian forgiveness could be secular society’s best remedy for relieving the offended, reforming the offenders, and promoting fellowship among humans.

Who should read Forgive?

  • Anyone trying to understand the importance of forgiveness
  • Victims of abuse seeking to let go of anger and hate
  • Christians trying to understand God’s forgiveness

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Resolving Conflict Books: Can We Talk? by Roberta Chinsky Matuson

Can We Talk?

Roberta Chinsky Matuson
Seven Principles for Managing Difficult Conversations at Work
4.4 (516 ratings)
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What's Can We Talk? about?

Can We Talk? (2021) outlines the seven communication principles essential for successfully navigating difficult conversations in the workplace, be it asking for a promotion, delivering negative feedback, or resolving a professional conflict.

Who should read Can We Talk??

  • People who struggle to assert themselves at work
  • Employees who avoid having difficult conversations with their managers
  • Managers who wish they could communicate better with their teams

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Resolving Conflict Books: Good Arguments by Bo Seo

Good Arguments

Bo Seo
How Debate Teaches Us to Listen and Be Heard
4.6 (449 ratings)
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What's Good Arguments about?

Good Arguments (2022) is one part memoir, one part guide to the art of speaking. It introduces us to the thrilling and eccentric subculture of competitive debate and distills its secrets into timeless principles for effective communication. If we can only learn to disagree better, it argues, we can improve our relationships and revitalize our democracies.

Who should read Good Arguments?

  • Couples who want to communicate more effectively
  • Introverts who want to climb out of their shell
  • Anyone who wants to speak more persuasively

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Five Core Conversations for Couples by David Bulitt and Julie Bulitt

The Five Core Conversations for Couples

David Bulitt and Julie Bulitt
Expert Advice about How to Develop: Effective Communication, a Long-Term Financial Plan, Cooperative Parenting Strategies, Mutually Satisfying Sex, and Work-Life Balance
4.3 (337 ratings)
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What's The Five Core Conversations for Couples about?

The Five Core Conversations for Couples (2020) examines the five important topics every couple should talk about. It offers expert guidance on the core facets of a relationship that can help you strengthen yours. 

Who should read The Five Core Conversations for Couples?

  • Young couples looking for relationship advice
  • Older couples wanting to fix and strengthen their marriage
  • Anyone in a relationship

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Overthinking In Relationships Fix by Rodney Noble

The Overthinking In Relationships Fix

Rodney Noble
Toxic Thoughts That Can Destroy Your Relationship And How To Fix Them
4.3 (475 ratings)
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What's The Overthinking In Relationships Fix about?

The Overthinking In Relationships Fix (2020) is a guide to getting rid of toxic overthinking patterns that put your romantic relationships on the verge of a breakup. It offers advice and easy-to-do techniques to release your worrying thoughts and strengthen your bond with your partner.

Who should read The Overthinking In Relationships Fix?

  • Anyone in a relationship
  • Long-distance lovers
  • Those looking to overcome toxic overthinking

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Resolving Conflict Books: Marriage Be Hard by Kevin and Melissa Fredericks

Marriage Be Hard

Kevin and Melissa Fredericks
12 Conversations to Keep You Laughing, Loving, and Learning with Your Partner
3.7 (363 ratings)
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What's Marriage Be Hard about?

Marriage Be Hard (2022) offers advice on how to effectively communicate important topics with your partner. Chronicling the ups and downs of the authors’ own marriage, it shows how to form loving, lasting relationships.

Who should read Marriage Be Hard?

  • Married couples
  • People who want to repair their relationships
  • Anyone looking for general relationship advice

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Resolving Conflict Books: Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love by Nancy Dreyfus

Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love

Nancy Dreyfus
Relationship Repair in a Flash
3.9 (366 ratings)
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What's Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love about?

Talk To Me Like I’m Someone You Love (1993) is a relationship repair tool that coaches couples on how to speak to each other more genuinely.

Who should read Talk to Me Like I'm Someone You Love?

  • Couples in therapy
  • People who need relationship advice
  • Those looking for better relationship communication

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Argument Hangover by Jocelyn Freeman and Aaron Freeman

The Argument Hangover

Jocelyn Freeman and Aaron Freeman
Empowering Couples to Fight Smarter and Overcome Communication Pitfalls
4.6 (320 ratings)
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What's The Argument Hangover about?

The Argument Hangover (2021) is your guide to constructively fighting with a romantic partner so that you both learn from the conflict and emerge from it even stronger. Through clear communication, you’ll be surprised to find how disagreements can suddenly become opportunities for growth.

Who should read The Argument Hangover?

  • Couples who feel like conflict is hurting their relationship
  • Individuals looking to learn how to be kinder to their partner
  • Aspiring relationship coaches looking for tips

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Resolving Conflict Books: We Over Me by Khadeen & Devile Ellis

We Over Me

Khadeen & Devile Ellis
The Counterintuitive Approach to Getting Everything You Want from Your Relationship
3.8 (180 ratings)
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What's We Over Me about?

We Over Me (2023) is the story of the podcasting-and-influencing power couple Devale and Khadeen Ellis – in their own words. With trademark disarming honesty, the Ellises lay bare the struggles and successes that have shaped them as a couple, and share the strategies that allow them to thrive as a partnership. 

Who should read We Over Me?

  • Single people looking for love that lasts
  • Couples who’ve lost sight of each other’s needs
  • Anyone who could do with a dose of unfiltered relationship advice

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Resolving Conflict Books: Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins

Power vs. Force

David R. Hawkins
The Hidden Determinants of Human Behaviour
4.2 (443 ratings)
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What's Power vs. Force about?

Power vs. Force (2014) explains how anyone can tap into their inner power to change their lives and the lives of those around them. It demonstrates that with consciousness, intention and discernment, anyone can find their truth and follow it toward a more fulfilled and impactful life. 

Who should read Power vs. Force?

  • People interested in alternative theories about science and humanity
  • Anyone who faces major doubts in their lives
  • Humanity nerds

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Resolving Conflict Books: Love & Respect by Emerson Eggerichs

Love & Respect

Emerson Eggerichs
The Love She Most Desires, the Respect He Desperately Needs
3.8 (352 ratings)
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What's Love & Respect about?

Love & Respect (2012) uses biblical scripture, the author’s experience as a marriage counselor, and insight from other relationship therapists to help couples connect. By following the principles it lays out, husbands and wives learn to show each other the kind of love and respect they both crave. In the process, conflicts get resolved and marriages become energized.

Who should read Love & Respect?

  • Married couples who want to remain happily married
  • Divorcees trying to heal
  • Engaged couples

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Emotional Lives of Teenagers by Lisa Damour

The Emotional Lives of Teenagers

Lisa Damour
Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents
4.6 (86 ratings)
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What's The Emotional Lives of Teenagers about?

The Emotional Lives of Teenagers (2023) is a best-selling guide to navigating the highs and lows of parenting your child through adolescence. It dispenses honest, practical, research-informed advice aimed at helping parents understand, support, and connect with their teens in a way that honors the huge transition they’re experiencing.

Who should read The Emotional Lives of Teenagers?

  • Parents looking for effective strategies to support their teen’s mental health
  • Educators and youth workers seeking clinically informed advice about the adolescent years
  • Anyone who wants to help the teenagers in their lives feel loved, supported, and heard as they transition into adulthood

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Resolving Conflict Books: Love More, Fight Less by Gina Senarighi

Love More, Fight Less

Gina Senarighi
Communication Skills Every Couple Needs
3.8 (244 ratings)
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What's Love More, Fight Less about?

Love More Fight Less provides straightforward directions on how to develop communication skills that will help you and your partner handle conflict. Various activities let you practice the skills, and this Blink details how to use these communication techniques in real-life situations.

Who should read Love More, Fight Less?

  • Couples that need help communicating
  • Those interested in improving their social skills and personal growth
  • Skilled communicators looking for new ways to connect in their relationships

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene

The Explosive Child

Ross W. Greene
A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
4.4 (94 ratings)
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What's The Explosive Child about?

The Explosive Child (2021) is a groundbreaking and scientific guide to dealing with children who react extremely to routine situations. Drawing on neuroscience and child psychology, Greene lays out a conceptual framework focused on the cause of the behavior, rather than the behavior itself. This framework can serve as a guide for frustrated parents who want to understand and address their child’s severe outbursts.

Who should read The Explosive Child?

  • Frustrated parents who feel like they've tried it all
  • Caregivers and teachers who are concerned by a child's violent outbursts
  • Anyone looking for a fresh and compassionate perspective on children's problematic behavior

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Resolving Conflict Books: Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott

Fierce Conversations

Susan Scott
Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time
3.7 (514 ratings)
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What's Fierce Conversations about?

Fierce Conversations (2002) is a practical guide to having authentic, powerful conversations that can change the trajectory of your life. It uses anecdotes, practical techniques, and assignments to illustrate how conversations are the cornerstone of relationships.

Who should read Fierce Conversations?

  • Managers, people leaders, and employers
  • People looking to improve their communication skills
  • Anyone trying to repair a relationship

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Resolving Conflict Books: Own Your Armor by Michelle Brody

Own Your Armor

Michelle Brody
Revolutionary Change for Workplace Culture
4.0 (28 ratings)
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What's Own Your Armor about?

Own Your Armor (2022) offers an innovative approach to fixing dysfunctional workplace culture. It outlines the ten principles of the Own Your Armor method that teams can use to foster better communication, improve productivity, and create a healthier, more positive work environment.

Who should read Own Your Armor?

  • Leaders who want to improve their team’s dynamics
  • Employees who want to create a better workplace culture
  • Anyone who wants to learn healthier ways of solving conflicts

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Resolving Conflict Books: Emotional Intelligence Habits by Travis Bradberry

Emotional Intelligence Habits

Travis Bradberry
Change Your Habits, Change Your Life
4.1 (403 ratings)
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What's Emotional Intelligence Habits about?

Emotional Intelligence Habits (2023) is a comprehensive guide to cultivating the emotional intelligence (EQ) skills essential to both personal and professional success. It covers 35 habits that underpin the highest EQ scores and offers practical exercises to get you on your way today. 

Who should read Emotional Intelligence Habits?

  • Professionals seeking a competitive edge
  • Anyone wanting to improve their interpersonal relationships
  • Individuals interested in becoming better people and leaders

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD by Melissa Orlov & Nancie Kohlenberger

The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD

Melissa Orlov & Nancie Kohlenberger
Improve Trust, Intimacy, and Reliability
4.1 (57 ratings)
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What's The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD about?

The Couple’s Guide to Thriving with ADHD (2014) delves into the challenges many couples face when one or both partners have undiagnosed adult ADHD. An essential guide for couples seeking to strengthen their bond and navigate the complexities of ADHD in their relationships, it emphasizes the importance of understanding ADHD symptoms and offers strategies to enhance communication, trust, and intimacy.

Who should read The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD?

  • Couples seeking insight into how ADHD affects their relationship dynamics
  • Individuals diagnosed with adult ADHD aiming to improve their romantic partnerships
  • Counselors who want to expand their understanding of ADHD in intimate relationships

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Resolving Conflict Books: Securely Attached by Eli Harwood

Securely Attached

Eli Harwood
Transform Your Attachment Patterns into Loving, Lasting Romantic Relationships
3.9 (62 ratings)
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What's Securely Attached about?

Securely Attached (2023) is an insightful exploration into the world of attachment theory and its practical implications in everyday life. It delves into how different attachment strategies, formed during early childhood, influence the way individuals interact and bond with others throughout their lives. Offering a multitude of reflection exercises, questions, and tips, its goal is to help people recognize the attachment strategies they’re currently using and help them transition to earned secure attachment over time.

Who should read Securely Attached?

  • People in romantic relationships seeking insight into their attachment strategies
  • Parents looking for guidance on building secure attachments with their children
  • Anyone who knows or suspects they’re using insecure attachment strategies

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Resolving Conflict Books: How to Be the Love You Seek by Nicole LePera

How to Be the Love You Seek

Nicole LePera
Break Cycles, Find Peace, and Heal Your Relationships
4.1 (97 ratings)
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What's How to Be the Love You Seek about?

How to Be the Love You Seek (2023) is part candid memoir, part practical manual to improving your romantic relationships. Supported by personal experience and patient case studies, it argues that deep inner work is the essential prerequisite to secure, loving outer relationships – and outlines the process to make this transformation possible. 

Who should read How to Be the Love You Seek?

  • Anyone looking to improve their romantic relationship(s) 
  • Individuals committed to moving past old wounds and trauma 
  • People interested in self-development and personal growth 

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Resolving Conflict Books: The Courageous Follower by Ira Chaleff

The Courageous Follower

Ira Chaleff
Standing Up to & for Our Leaders
4.2 (6 ratings)
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What's The Courageous Follower about?

The Courageous Follower (2009) is a guide on the role of followers in their relationships with leaders, which emphasizes the importance of mutual respect and the courage to stand for the greater good. It presents a model for followership that includes taking responsibility, challenging authority constructively, and participating actively in the success of the organization – transforming traditional perceptions of followership. 

Who should read The Courageous Follower?

  • Individuals interested in leadership and organizational behavior dynamics
  • Followers looking to increase their influence and constructive engagement
  • Leaders seeking to foster a culture of mutual respect

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Resolving Conflict Books: Indivisible by Denise Hamilton

Indivisible

Denise Hamilton
How to Forge Our Differences Into a Stronger Future
3.3 (177 ratings)
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What's Indivisible about?

Indivisible (2024) explores the power of reevaluating the myths and narratives that shape our identities and beliefs, advocating for a truth-based inclusivity for societal unity. 

Who should read Indivisible?

  • Activists and community organizers
  • Social scientists
  • People interested in history

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Resolving Conflict Books: Positive Communication for Leaders by Julien C. Mirivel & Alexander Lyon

Positive Communication for Leaders

Julien C. Mirivel & Alexander Lyon
Proven Strategies for Inspiring Unity and Effecting Change
4.3 (26 ratings)
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What's Positive Communication for Leaders about?

Positive Communication for Leaders (2023) explores the transformative power of positive communication strategies in leadership roles. It offers practical guidance on employing positive language, active listening, and constructive feedback to enhance organizational effectiveness and interpersonal relationships. Through theoretical insights and real-world applications, it aims to equip leaders with the tools to foster a more supportive and productive workplace environment.

Who should read Positive Communication for Leaders?

  • Corporate leaders seeking to improve team dynamics
  • HR professionals interested in organizational development strategies
  • Managers aiming to enhance employee engagement

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Resolving Conflict Books: Attack from Within by Barbara McQuade

Attack from Within

Barbara McQuade
How Disinformation Is Sabotaging America
2.8 (28 ratings)
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What's Attack from Within about?

Attack from Within (2024) delves into the critical examination of how disinformation has been weaponized to challenge the fabric of democracy, distort public discourse, and erode fundamental trust in public institutions. This exploration serves as a call to action, urging you to recognize, confront, and disarm the insidious threats posed by disinformation, thereby fortifying the resilience of democratic values.

Who should read Attack from Within?

  • Students or practitioners of law interested in national security and disinformation
  • History and political science students
  • Advocates for democracy and free speech

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Resolving Conflict Books: Possible by William Ury

Possible

William Ury
How We Survive (and Thrive) in an Age of Conflict
4.2 (108 ratings)
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What's Possible about?

Possible (2024) introduces a groundbreaking strategy for confronting the increase in conflicts that threaten aspects of daily life, from personal relationships to global dynamics. It posits that by engaging with conflict constructively, you can unlock the potential for creative problem-solving and strengthen relationships. This approach will equip you with the tools to transform adversarial interactions into cooperative successes, paving the way for progress in every aspect of your life.

Who should read Possible?

  • Conflict resolution mediators and professionals
  • Leaders and managers
  • Individuals navigating personal or workplace conflicts

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Resolving Conflict Books: Fight Right by Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD & John Gottman, PhD

Fight Right

Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD & John Gottman, PhD
How Successful Couples Turn Conflict into Connection
4.2 (39 ratings)
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What's Fight Right about?

Fight Right (2024) offers invaluable findings from extensive research on conflict resolution in relationships. Here, you’ll find practical strategies to avoid common mistakes during conflict, which will enable you to foster deeper connection and lasting love. Compelling case studies and international research demonstrate that even struggling couples can heal and strengthen their relationship dynamics with the right tools and guidance.

Who should read Fight Right?

  • Couples who find themselves fighting repeatedly over the same trivial things
  • Couples who never fight, and are wondering if that’s really such a good thing
  • Couples coming out of the honeymoon phase and confronting relationship conflict for the first time

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Resolving Conflict Books: Liberated Love by Mark Groves & Kylie McBeath

Liberated Love

Mark Groves & Kylie McBeath
Release Codependent Patterns and Create the Love You Desire
5.0 (4 ratings)
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What's Liberated Love about?

Liberated Love (2024) is a guide to ending unhealthy relationship dynamics such as codependence. By taking an intentional pause, people can create better romantic relationships and find fulfillment.

Who should read Liberated Love?

  • Codependent couples
  • People who want healthier romantic relationships
  • Anyone who’s interested in self-development

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Resolving Conflict Books: Burnout Immunity by Kandi Wiens

Burnout Immunity

Kandi Wiens
How Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Build Resilience and Heal Your Relationship with Work
3.5 (13 ratings)
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What's Burnout Immunity about?

Burnout Immunity (2024) uncovers the root causes of burnout and why it is so pervasive in professional environments. It reveals the key to protecting against burnout – emotional intelligence – and explores techniques that anyone can learn to develop a better relationship with stress.

Who should read Burnout Immunity?

  • People interested in healing from or avoiding burnout
  • Leaders looking to increase their positive impact
  • Anyone seeking to further their understanding of emotional intelligence

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Resolving Conflict Books: High Road Leadership by John C. Maxwell

High Road Leadership

John C. Maxwell
Bringing People Together in a World That Divides
5.0 (3 ratings)
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What's High Road Leadership about?

High Road Leadership (2024) is a guide for leaders who want to make a positive, lasting impact through integrity and generosity. It has insights and advice for anyone interested in becoming a successful leader who makes a meaningful difference.

Who should read High Road Leadership?

  • Managers and executives looking for inspiration
  • Anyone in a leadership position
  • People looking to have an impact on others

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What's the best Resolving Conflict book to read?

While choosing just one book about a topic is always tough, many people regard Getting to Yes as the ultimate read on Resolving Conflict.

What are the Top 10 Resolving Conflict books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
  • Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher, William Ury & Bruce Patton
  • Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
  • Just Listen by Mark Goulston
  • Talk Lean by Alan H. Palmer
  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves
  • Getting More by Stuart Diamond
  • The 11 Laws of Likability by Michelle Tillis Lederman
  • Nonviolent Communication by Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • The Power of the Other by Henry Cloud
  • Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

Who are the top Resolving Conflict book authors?

When it comes to Resolving Conflict, these are the authors who stand out as some of the most influential:
  • Roger Fisher, William Ury & Bruce Patton
  • Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
  • Mark Goulston
  • Alan H. Palmer
  • Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves