Putting off a conversation until you finally have to have the conversation, not only prolongs the inevitable, it makes the situation worse.
Challenging situations don’t resolve themselves.
You can hope they go away, but they won’t.
You will, however, lose your chance to resolve a situation before it reaches a critical stage.
Here’s the big takeaway
Getting out in front of difficult conversations means you won’t have to damage control in the end, and you’ll be seen as a badass at business communication.
Jen Mueller is a badass at business communication and helps business professionals reach that status too. She teaches conversation strategies based on nearly 20 years in sports locker rooms. Jen is currently a member of the Seattle Mariners television broadcast team and the sideline radio reporter for the Seattle Seahawks. She’s an entertaining keynote presenter and an effective trainer. Hire Jen to help your team improve their business communication skills: Jen@TalkSportytoMe.com