Do you find yourself struggling to have tough conversations at work? Do you find yourself putting them off, biting your tongue, and thinking it would just be kinder to suck it up rather than upset someone? What is it that makes these conversations so tough?
“It’s not cruel to tell people the truth respectfully,” explained Patty McCord (link is external), former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, and the author of Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility (link is external) when I interviewed her recently. “You actually owe the adults you hire the truth, and that is what they want most from you.”

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