Mastering Difficult Conversations: 5 Tips Every Manager Should Know

Hey there, Trailblazers! As a new manager it can be hard to know how to address underperforming staff members. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! πŸ’‘

This episode is jam-packed with insights on how to prepare for these tough conversations, give constructive feedback, and actively listen. Plus, I’ll teach you how to create a supportive environment, manage your emotions during the meeting, and keep showing up for your employees as they work to improve their performance. πŸ™Œ

It’s your job as the manager to remove barriers of success and to clearly define and align your team on the expectations you have. It is not your job to find the solution by yourself. That should be collaboratively done with your team member.

– Megan Scollay-Casillas

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How to proactively address poor performance
  • Five expert tips for navigating sensitive conversations
  • Preparing for difficult discussions
  • Giving constructive feedback
  • Actively listening and creating a supportive environment
  • Managing emotions during meetings
  • Supporting employees as they improve their performance

By the end of this episode, you’ll be empowered to transform difficult conversations into opportunities for growth and better communication within your team. Give it a listen and spread the word about the Leadership Revolution podcast! 🌟

About Megan

I have over a decade of experience leading strategic integrated marketing efforts across multiple industries including, non-profits, health and wellness, small business, and higher education. I bring extensive experience developing, implementing and managing the execution of strategic marketing campaigns for multiple companies having 100+ product lines with 4,000-6,000+ products, services, and resources.