Avoiding The Parent Trap

September is here and thousands of kids are back to school. That means it’s time for that wonderful rite of fall: Parent-Teacher conferences. Here are some tips for parents on how to have a productive talk with their child’s teacher, even if there are some tough topics to cover. Watch the Video

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.

Video: How To Say Hard Things To Someone Without Damaging Your Relationship

We’ve all been there. We need to say something to someone — but we know that person really doesn’t want to hear it. So how do you plunge in — say what needs to be said without damaging your relationship? Here are some tips. Watch the Video

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.

Video: How To Help A Friend Who Needs To Vent

Everyone needs to vent once in a while. Perceived insults and slights occur – and it actually can help to discuss the situation.

But people often vent by simply losing their cool in an emotional outburst.

If you see a friend needs to vent (and you’re not the object of their ire), you can help by following these insightful tips.

Watch the Video

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.

Video: Who Is Right?

Sound like an easy question? Nothing could be farther from the truth. Starting with the implication that if one person is right, it means the other person is wrong. Right?

Here’s a step-by-step discussion about determining who is “right.” Watch the Video

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.

Video: What Is Honest Communication?

What is honest communication, anyway?

And is it possible to have truly honest communication in a business environment?

Tough Talk Coach discusses the intricacies and the possibility of honest communication on several levels. Watch the Video

Esther C. Bleuel
MF, MFT, MDR
President and Founder
Esther is dedicated to empowering leaders and teams to improve the quality of their work and interpersonal relationships through the mastery of conversational skills. Contact Esther today for assistance with your tough conversations.