In my work with senior teams, I witness far too many CEOs and senior leaders who are not skilled in having uncomfortable conversations. Instead, these leaders choose to withhold their concerns or unproductively lash out. The problem with both choices is that they damage the relationship vs. deepening it.
Unfulfilled expectations, missteps, and betrayals will occur. And they shouldn’t be wasted.
While transparently sharing concerns is difficult, shining a light on mistrust is the fastest path for getting what you want in your relationships.
Let’s be honest – it’s easy to talk about easy topics, but it’s your skill in talking about hard topics that can transform relationships and results.
This audioblog (7 min.) outlines how the right preparation, mindset, and conversational path can stack the odds of a successful conversation in your favor.
What conversation have you been avoiding?