Dennis Rivers

Challenge Four - Translating Complaints and Criticisms into Requests

"This chapter looks at how to get more cooperation from others, by asking for what you want by using specific

Challenge Three - Expressing Yourself More Clearly and Completely

This chapter looks at giving your listeners more information about what you are experiencing by using a wide range of “I-statements.

Challenge Two - Explaining your conversational intent and inviting consent

This chapter in the The Seven Challenges Workbook describes the process of starting conversations by declaring your conversational intent and inviting the conscious consent of your prospective conversation partners.

Challenge One - Listening more carefully and responsively

Actively acknowledging another person`s experience does not have to mean that you agree or approve. Compassionately allow people to feel whatever they feel.

An overview of interpersonal communication skills

The Seven Challenges approach is a structured and systematic way of learning the communication skills a person needs for success at home and at work. Topics covered include listening more responsively, negotiating the theme of a conversation, expressing on