You've got somebody on your team who's a great person. They're doing an okay job, but they're not knocking it out of the park and they’re not perfect. You like this person, and you have this tendency to keep your head in the sand and just deal with it.
In this edition we focus on difficult conversations and how to best prepare for them. According to Leanne Hoagland-Smith and Julia von Flotow difficult conversations could provide a springboard for personal development. Leanne offers a solution: Emotional Intelligence.
Julia von Flotow is a death doula and executive life coach. As an expert in ‘end of life coaching’ she works with individuals in complex, emotionally and psychologically challenging situations. She shares her vision on those difficult conversations and how they can become opportunities for personal growth.
Lyn Christian offers three impactful ways to have confidence during difficult conversations in this month’s Coaching Toolkit.
Leon VanderPol explains that these conversations become less difficult when we stay true to our core values.
Maybe we need to address these conversations with a new mindset. Suzanne Henwood and Grant Soosalu call them Courageous Conversations.