Monthly Archives: June 2015

Avoiding Having a Difficult Conversation? 3 Reasons Why You’re Only Hurting Yourself & Your Biz

My very good friend, Wealthy Thought Leader Andrea J. Lee (you can listen to her on my podcast right here) just came out with a  new book “We Need To Talk — Your Guide to Challenging Business Conversations” which has inspired this post today.wntt-cover

What Andrea explains in her book is that by not having these conversations, as difficult as they may be, we’re hurting ourselves more than we realize. Unsaid difficult conversations create stress in our lives and our businesses — and the more stress you’re  under, the less likely you’ll be able to grow and nurture your business the way you want to.

But it goes even deeper than that — much of the conflict and violence in the world can be traced back to unsaid difficult conversations. The combination of people not getting their needs met coupled with the weight of all the things that desperately want to said and are instead being denied and stuffed down, is being channeled into unhelpful and destructive aggression.  Continue reading