Have You Ever...

Been in a confrontation with a difficult person at work, at home, or in public and no matter how hard you tried to diffuse the situation, things just got worse?

Had to deliver bad news or disappoint someone and didn’t know what to say to convey empathy while keeping strong boundaries at the same time?

Been in a sensitive situation where you took the high road OR wished you would’ve had the tools to handle a difficult person without becoming one yourself?

Wanted to support someone in a tough spot but couldn’t think of the “right” thing to say – so you said nothing OR came up with the perfect response on your way home?

Had to accept responsibility for something you couldn’t control and you weren’t sure how to stand up for yourself without escalating the issue?

Dealt with someone who was constantly belittling and gaslighting you by making disrespectful comments followed by “I’m just joking” or “You’re so dramatic?”

If so, you're in the RIGHT PLACE


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of people report experiencing uncivil behavior at work

Harvard Business Review

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of employees say they are often disengaged at work

2018 Gallup Poll

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of employees say employers don't listen to their ideas 

2018 Gallup Poll

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of people say stress interferes with their ability to get work done

Anxiety & Depression
Association of America

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of people feel the #1 skill their boss lacks is "communication"

Harris Poll in INC. magazine

About The Book

Talking on Eggshells?

Available June 2023

Set to be published in June 2023 by New World Library,  Talking on Eggshells? is a timely book that expands on the concepts discussed in Sam Horn’s classic Tongue Fu!®.
Talking on Eggshells? is packed full of current, real-life stories and situations that many people experience on a regular basis AND advice on how to proactively manage sensitive situations with grace, poise, and in a way you can be proud of.
Featuring new techniques, quotes, stories, and examples, you’ll become a people-pro in no time and discover how to deal with difficult people, without becoming one yourself.
If you’ve ever walked away from a situation feeling unseen, unheard, unappreciated, or disrespected,
Talking on Eggshells? offers the perfect strategy to feel more in control of your communication and empowers you to get the recognition you deserve.

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Talking on Eggshells? Will improve your life

There is no arguing that the world is more disconnected than it has been in recent memory.

From race to religion, vaccines to vegans, and everything in between, Talking on Eggshells? encourages us to address sensitive situations head-on in a respectful way that gets your message seen and heard (instead of our message getting lost in our mess.) 

This book teaches real-life, easy-to-implement strategies that are proven to build deeper relationships with coworkers, friends, family, spouses, children, and perhaps most importantly, YOURSELF.

About the Author

Meet Sam Horn

Sam Horn is the CEO of the Intrigue Agency. She helps people create respectful, collaborative, one-of-a-kind communications and projects that add value for all involved.

Her work has been featured in New York Times, Fast Company, Investors Business Daily, MSNBC, ForbesINC, NPR, and Huffington Post.

Her books  – including POP!, Tongue Fu!®, ConZentrate, What’s Holding You Back? and Washington Post bestseller Got Your Attention? – have been endorsed by dozens of thought leaders including Stephen Covey, Jack Canfield, and Tony Robbins.

Her 20+ year track record of results includes speaking for such clients as National Geographic, Cisco, SXSW, Fortune 500 Forum, Intel, YPO, Capital One, NASA, Accenture, Fidelity, the U.S .Navy and Four Seasons Resorts.

She was the pitch coach for Springboard Enterprises which has helped women entrepreneurs generate $28+ billion in funding.

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