Do you struggle to clearly articulate your position in difficult conversations? Do emotions sometimes muddle the issues at hand? Join Carol Pinkham Oak and Erika Meyer as they share a conversational model that promotes clarity and understanding and leads to improved collaboration and strengthened connections. The Rev. Carol Pinkham Oak has more than 20 years of research on mentoring priests in her ministry profile. As the Program Director of the Lilly Endowment-funded Thriving in Ministry program at VTS, she teaches a framework for conversation that deepens and supports relationships among partners in ministry.