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Stressful Conversations

Human beings love to gossip, chatter and jest, but some conversations can be stressful, confusing, and even embarrassing. To avoid conflicts and the avoidable pain it can bring, we tend to dodge a ...

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Taking the Stress Out of Stressful Conversations

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  • While giving bad news to others, like giving feedback or firing someone, one can find it difficult to strike the right note.
  • When a small sentence or even a word can be taken as a ...

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  1. Be fully aware of one’s own vulnerabilities and shortcomings.
  2. Anticipate any specific problem that may occur, and try to rehearse it if possible.

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  1. Respect the other person, and acknowledge the problem, along with the responsibility, making the conversation impersonal and non-provoking.
  2. Restate your intentions u...

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