Ep 27: Navigating Tough Conversations with Skill and Curiosity

Discover the art of facing tough conversations as a leader head-on in this episode. Many leaders find themselves grappling with avoidance tactics, whether it’s the looming anxiety, the relentless dread, or those sleepless nights. If you’ve ever felt the weight of challenging discussions, worry not. Today I share tips to guide you through the maze and emerge on the other side not just unscathed but with a refined skill set, ready to tackle difficult conversations.

We often create mountains out of molehills, pre-suffering before the actual ordeal. Listen in as I explain the importance of recognizing the upsides and articulating the why behind these conversations. By challenging your beliefs, you’ll navigate these conversations with ease.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to have hard conversations.
  • How our beliefs shape our reality.
  • The importance of challenging your beliefs.
  • How to overcome our fears.
  • The benefit of being curious rather than being mad.
  • Why we can’t change people.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

It is important to consider if your beliefs are actually fact. – Elisia Keown Share on X As human beings, we are wired for connection, and we want and need to be part of groups. – Elisia Keown Share on X Difficult conversations will continue to happen throughout your career as a lead. So it is important to get comfortable with having them. – Elisia Keown Share on X

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