Navigating Difficult Conversations Customizable Course
Deliver Your Message with Poise, Empathy and Resolve
Unfortunately, difficult conversations need to happen in the workplace. There are situations where someone has to be let go, told that they aren’t being promoted, or receive a poor performance review – common scenarios where a hard conversation is necessary. But despite their prevalence, these kinds of conversations don't have to be feared or dreaded – rather, they can be handled in such a way that increases self-confidence and encourages an environment of positivity.
Navigating Difficult Conversations introduces participants to a seven-stage process for taking control in tricky situations and minimizing negative backlash to affect an environment of reduced stress, increased trust, improved relationships, and higher productivity. With realistic examples and role-playing activities, this program helps participants as they prepare, carry-out, and close difficult conversations in the most productive manner. It leads them to embrace – rather than fear – confrontation and produces long-lasting benefits for both the employee and organization.
- Understand the nature of difficult conversations and what it takes to handle them
- Identify the seven stages of handling difficult conversations
- Use empathy in a way that minimizes negative responses and strengthens relationships
- Apply best practices for preparing, initiating, and delivering the conversation
- Discover how to generate solutions and bring the conversation to a close
- What Conversations are Difficult?
- What Does it Take to Handle a Difficult Conversation?
- Stages of a Difficult Conversation
- Preparing for a Difficult Conversation
- Getting the Conversation Started
- Carrying Out the Conversation
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- Virtual ILT version
- In-Person Classroom ILT version
- Self-study e-Learning version
- Facilitator Guide
- Participant Guide
- PowerPoint Presentation
- PowerPoint e-Learning Course
- Course Overview
- Learning Summary
- Learning Materials
- Action Plan
- Course Evaluation
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