Videos

MindRocket Media Group Interviews Jennifer at ASCD

April 4, 2016

Watch Jennifer talk to Dr. Rod Berger, Global Education Correspondent with MindRocket Media Group about having hard conversations and her book Hard Conversations Unpacked.

Unpacking Hard Conversations

March 29, 2016

Watch Jennifer during her Corwin Edchat Interactive on her book, Hard Conversations Unpacked. She’ll discuss how to de-stress hard conversations and will give an overview of her book.

Get to know Jennifer Abrams

December 16, 2015

Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant who trains and coaches teachers, administrators and others on successful instructional practices, new teacher support, supervision and evaluation, generational savvy, having hard conversations and effective collaboration skills.

Interview with Corwin Press Editor, Dan Alpert

October 26, 2015

Dan and Jennifer discuss what she has learned since publishing her book Having Hard Conversations in 2009.

Why is it difficult for educators to have a hard conversation?

July 20, 2013

Watch Jennifer speak with Claudio Sanchez, the Education Correspondent for NPR in part of the ASCD Master Class Leadership Series.

Why should we speak out without fear?

July 20, 2013

Watch Jennifer speak with Claudio Sanchez, the Education Correspondent for NPR in part of the ASCD Master Class Leadership Series.

How can supervisors support others in having hard conversations?

July 20, 2013

Watch Jennifer speak with Claudio Sanchez, the Education Correspondent for NPR in part of the ASCD Master Class Leadership Series.

Hard Conversations: Tools, Tips and “What Ifs”

February 23, 2012

Watch Jennifer discuss her book, Having Hard Conversations. She outlines tips and strategies for those who don’t feel comfortable with hard conversations. Included are guide questions, action planning maps, and tips for different situations that require a hard conversation.

Three Keys to a Successful Hard Conversation

February 23, 2012

Watch Jennifer discuss her book, Having Hard Conversations. She talks about the three keys to successful hard conversations – being clear, crafting a conversation and scripting a conversation with the right language.