My supervisor is intimidated by me and is unable to have a solid conversation with me because he’s worried I will be confrontational. How can I have a Crucial Conversation with him so that he won’t avoid talking with me?
How do you effectively communicate to your team they need to open up to each other and share the goings-on in their individual unit within our department?
I have a staff member who is diagnosed with depression and anxiety. She also has a very low sense of self-esteem. Giving her constructive feedback on her performance is painful—for both of us. I have a hard time helping her feel safe when she seems to only focus on the negative stuff. How can I establish a sense of safety and keep her from going into survival mode?
I have a few employees who are unhappy with the change in our government’s administration and they tend to be very outspoken. I believe people shouldn’t discuss politics in the workplace, especially if they’re just voicing opinions to someone who hasn’t asked for them. How should I address this with the people in my office so we can continue to work together peacefully?