I finished another great read from Henry Cloud and John Townsend.
One of the marks of a truly safe person: they are confrontable.
Safe people know that they are subject to change. They want to mature and grow over time.
Safe relationships are not just about trust, support, and sharing. They are also about truth, righteousness, and honesty.
To best deal with unsafe people, we first need to understand what causes us to be unsafe.
And that’s just from chapters two and three.
I came across this book while searching for a resource for developing a coaching program about relationships. Pretty sure this book is worthy. Here’s why:
- Clear definitions, illustrations, and suggested tools for implementation.
- Complete and thorough look on the subject.
- You are not given the idea that you are perfect and others aren’t. It’s a look at yourself, if you choose to accept the opportunity.
Anyone would find this book helpful. Keep your ears open for a group coaching program on this subject, most likely coming this fall.
2 thoughts on “Safe People (book review)”
I’m interested in being in your beta group, not only for me but also for those who seem to choose me as a person in whom to confide their issues.
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Thanks Sharon. You’re in. I’ll keep you posted.