Identifying the Underlying Need — Meaningful Conversations Workshop 1 of 6
How do you recognize the underlying need for a meaningful conversation? How do you use language that makes you feel safe and lets you be vulnerable at the same time? Is it possible to have a meaningful conversation where you can express the underlying need without becoming a “softy” or “pushover” or “bulldozer”?
The truth is that you can have meaningful conversations, but it requires work. If you can’t figure out why you need to have the conversation, why it matters to you, why it’s important to you — which is often beyond the surface level conversation most of us end up having — you won’t be able to get the results you want. You’ll have a hard time getting the dialogue right.
When the underlying need is unclear, conversations become stifled and most of us resort to forms of communication we’ve grown up with — debate, silent treatments, manipulation, half-hearted compromises, one-sided resolutions, force, power plays, and so on. We all know, these are unhealthy and don’t serve us in the long run.
This workshop is designed to help you understand your underlying need for the conversation.
In this workshop you’ll learn how to:
- Understand yourself first and why the conversation matters to you
- Stay focused on the need versus getting distracted in meaningless conversation
- Focus your brain to pay attention to your verbal and nonverbal language
- Return the conversation to language that supports the underlying need
Meaningful Conversations Workshop Series
This workshop is part of a six-workshop series that will give you the hands-on and applied learning experience you need to master your communication and have meaningful conversations.
Click the links below to learn more about and register for each individual workshop.
The workshop series is packaged at a member rate of $159 for all six workshops or $30 for each individual workshop, and a non-member rate of $199 for all six workshops or $35 for each individual workshop.
Click here to register for all six workshops.
Click here to register for the introductory webinar to this workshop series on September 21.
About the PresenterDr. Pardeep Kullar is the Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Kullar College, an executive education institute that specializes in leadership development and training. She is certified as an Executive Coach and has worked with leaders in Fortune 1-500 companies.
Dr. Kullar has also had a full career track in higher education administration where she has served as the Provost and Vice President at a number of colleges and universities. She graduated with a doctorate degree in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University where she learned how to lead organizations into more effective positions.
Dr. Kullar is recognized as a Top 100 Leader in Education by the Global Forum on Education & Learning, and has been featured in NY Times, LA Times, NBC, Fox, and CBS. She has led webinars and workshops for ATD, PiHRA, Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, and numerous other organizations.
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