Are you a master procrastinator when it comes to difficult conversations? Perhaps you were passed over for a promotion and you’re feeling angry, frustrated and confused? Is a team member giving you the silent treatment when you are days away from your first major deliverable? Did your budget get cut and now you’ve got to deliver the news to three managers before the end of the week? When it comes to facing difficult situations, you aren’t alone in your anxiety. We each have our brains to blame. What’s the conversation you know it’s time to have?
To silence your emotional, stress avoiding brain, you have to take a rational approach. Start creating the plan by answering these 6 questions:
1. What is this conflict really about and why does it matter?
With the right intention, you can make mistakes and stumble through a conversation and still do OK.
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