Learn how to have honest conversations with people in your workplace.
How to address uncomfortable or tense personal interactions with courage and humility.
- All members of the workforce
By the end of this course, you'll be able to:
- Understand when to have honest conversations and how to identify them
- Understand why they are so important and the three key outcomes to expect
- Know how to use our four-step tool to help have the conversation
- Remember helpful tips to practise the steps
Ever been in a situation when you feel like you are not being heard by another person? Perhaps you felt annoyed or frustrated by somebody, or have sensed that they feel that way about you? Have you observed an uncomfortable interaction between two people that leaves a feeling of tension or negativity in the room? All of these situations can leave us feeling defensive, aggressive or avoidant to other people. In turn, this can affect our performance and damage our relationships. Imagine having the skill and confidence to have the right conversation, with the right people, at the right time and with a mindset that ensures it’s going to be effective and helpful for both of you. That’s what honest conversations is all about. As you learn to deal with these difficult situations as they arise, through more open and honest communication, you’re going to feel a great sense of relief. You’ll be invigorated, which in turn will make you feel clearer and more focused, your environment will be more positive, and most importantly your relationships will be more trusting. We hope you enjoy it.