Holly Weeks at Best Practice Institute
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Holly Weeks publishes, teaches, and consults on communications issues. She is Adjunct Lecturer in Management Leadership and Decision Sciences teaching the Arts of Communication at the Harvard Kennedy School and Adjunct Lecturer in Communication and the Vision Speech at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

As principal of Holly Weeks Communication, she consults and coaches on negotiation, presentation, and written and conversational communications issues, with a special emphasis on sensitive and difficult problems. Her book Failure to Communicate: How Conversations Go Wrong and What You Can Do to Right Them (Harvard Business Publishing, 2008) emphasizes handling difficult conversations well.

Holly Weeks publishes, teaches, and consults on communications issues. She is Adjunct Lecturer in Management Leadership and Decision Sciences teaching the Arts of Communication at the Harvard Kennedy School and Adjunct Lecturer in Communication and the Vision Speech at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Failure to Communicate: How Conversations Go Wrong and What You Can Do to Right Them

Learning Session | Published: June 17, 2013

These days, we’re all joint problem-solvers. But we’ve all seen problems that could have—and should have—worked out, but didn’t because conversations about them turned negative or broke down. The original problems were not beyond repair, but the damning judgments, hurt reputations, and bro...
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