How do you get better at having difficult conversations? Simple.
Have them. Learn from them. Improve.
Chances are, you already have some ideas and guidelines about having difficult conversations, but the fear is holding you back. Whether it’s resolving conflict, asserting your needs or simply expressing your opinion, there are plenty of resources out there to get you started. Read and adapt the ideas that work for you.
Plan a conversation out if you need to. Stick to your guns and don’t get drawn into the trash that might be thrown back at you.
But remember – if you don’t have those conversations, you won’t get any better at them.