Let’s face it, we’ve all been on both sides of a really tough conversation. Neither party truly wants to be there. However, depending on how you approach issues around performance or substantive elements in an an organization good things can happen.
There is a saying, “The truth will set you free.” We’ve all experienced this moment of freedom when we get to the heart of a matter.
Mature leaders will address all conversations, with directness. This is necessary for all involved in tough conversations.
The Best Senior Teams Thrive on Disagreement | Harvard Business Review
Great Leadership: Encourage Constructive Disagreement | Inc.
An oncologist explains how to deliver bad news | Quartz at Work
P.S. Are you looking to improve your team’s communication? The 360° Feedback Assessment is a tool to enhance employee self awareness and encourage employee feedback.
360 Leadership Assessment
P.P.S. Do you want to chat more in person about how to improve your team’s communication? We’ll be at IncentiveWorks, Canada’a Meetings and Events Show on August 14 and 15 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.