Succeeding in a senior leadership position doesn’t happen without the ability to embrace and successfully navigate bold conversations. But that doesn’t mean these conversations are easy. In our executive coaching practice, a common request is to be coached on an upcoming bold conversation.
Reasons for bold conversations can vary widely. You’re in a relationship that is getting in the way of your success. You want to position yourself for a promotion or a raise. You and your manager have a difference of opinion about the strategic direction of the company. You get the idea.
Do you have a bold conversation in your future? Here are three steps we recommend to increase your chances of success.
- Prepare. Make sure you’ve done your homework. Do you have all of the information you need? Have you identified and considered the style of the person you will be talking to? Is the person…
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