Tough conversations at work, most people would say, are uncomfortable, difficult and scary. What if they damage relationships, put a dent in careers or jeopardize positions within the organization?
For a thriving, successful organization, tough conversations are essential for strategy and growth. With the right tools, leaders can remove fear of tough conversations by solving problems and creating multi-level accountability through inspiration and facilitating difficult dialogue.
Leaders must remember that challenging conversations walk on a two-way street. They’re responsible for helping their people discover answers, create strategic questions and suggest ideal solutions based on the conversation’s content.
Listen to this podcast to learn more about overcoming fear of tough conversations, how to develop dialogue, the biggest obstacles that prevent a conversational culture and how to rise above them.