Are You Diplomatic?

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently traveled to Myanmar and discussed upgrading diplomatic relations with the isolated country. Negotiating and making friends on the global stage requires advanced interpersonal and strategic skills, but all of us could benefit from adopting a diplomatic attitude toward our personal affairs.

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By Seth Slater M.F.A.

Can word choice block our messages?

Can You Use “Tough Love” at Work?

By Lynn Taylor

Balancing kindness with firmness at the office

When You Negotiate, Don’t Argue

By Art Markman Ph.D.

It does not always work to persuade while you negotiate.

The Fine Art of Female Assertiveness

By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D.

How to get your way by being diplomatically assertive

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