The Graceful Path to Having Hard Conversations

by | Jun 14, 2024

Recently, I found myself hesitating to have a hard conversation with someone on my team. Things were not getting done as planned, and I began to make assumptions about what the issue might be. I really like this person and didn’t want to pressure her, knowing she was very busy.

Having the Hard Conversation

But I knew I couldn’t let it go on. As we talked, I realized my assumptions were completely wrong and that she was dealing with something entirely different. By talking it through, and having that tough conversation, we were able to clear the air and find a productive way to move forward.

Do you ever struggle to have those tough conversations, fearing defensiveness or anger? If you’re interested in learning more about what I learned and how you can approach these conversations with more ease, give a listen now!

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