Books on listening and conversation

The power of purposeful conversation
in building an world where all can flourish 

Some books about Listening and Conversation:

  • Conversation: How Talk Can Change your Life, Theodore Zeldin
  • People Skills: How to assert yourself, listen to others, and resolve conflicts, Robert Bolton
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Stephen R. Covey
  • Time to Think: Listening to Ignite the Human Mind, Nancy Kline
  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High, Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler
  • Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen
  • Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success in Work and Life, One Conversation at a Time, Susan Scott
  • Life-changing Conversations: 7 strategies for talking about what matters most, Sarah Rozenthuler
  • Theory U: Leading from the Future as it Emerges, C. Otto Scharmer

Ray Charlton

Ray Charlton, consultant, coach, tutor and action learning facilitator, is a visiting contributor in executive education at WMG, University of Warwick; Henley Business School, University of Reading; and Said Business School, University of Oxford. He has his own business Ray Charlton РCreativity and Commitment at Work; and is a co-founder of Transition Partnerships and of Alchemy of Coaching. He is a member of the Deming Alliance and of the Deming Special Interest Group of the CQI, and has a growing interest in developing leadership for sustainability. rayc@transitionpartnerships.com  + 44 (0)1564 794665