The date is set for a challenging conversation and the mental ping pong match begins.
One minute you’re optimistically anticipating a conversation.
“Finally, we’ve got a chance to tackle this problem together, design a solution and move forward with the project.”
The next minute you’re expecting the worst.
“I can’t afford to screw-this-up – I don’t want to appear stupid or desperate.”
Stop the madness and Start Talking! Win the mind game with the Start Talking Checklist and create an ideal environment for open communication and dynamic dialogue.
Start Talking Checklist
Part 1: The Prerequisites
Six Apology Checkpoints:
Part 2: Setting the Stage
Part 3: Nurturing the Conversation
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Next month, check out our blog on Navigating dynamic dialogues and co-creating sustainable solutions.