Mineral Rights Conversation

Notes on “Mineral Rights Conversation”, a listening technique from “Fierce Conversations” by way of a WorkingLeadership training course.  I’m not explicating anything here, simply putting notes in a place where I can find them easily for later use.  Want to learn more?  Follow the links above…


1.  Interrogate reality
2.  Provoke learning
3.  Tackle tough challenges
4.  Enrich relationships

Question Matrix:

Locale Interests Job / Career Groups Family Future
Facts
People
Events
Influences
Beliefs
Values

Probe for a topic that will engage your conversational partner.  When one is found, dig deeper, listen carefully, looking for influences.  When they are found, dig deeper yet, find core beliefs and values on the topic.  Develop a real relationship with your conversational partner.