An Open Conversation
An Open Conversation

Episode · 8 months ago

Awkward! How to Navigate Tough Conversations With Your Boss w/ Karin Hurt


Employees don't speak up. They claim no one wants to hear what they have to say, they'll get in trouble, or nothing will change.

Managers say their employees won't share their best ideas or provide honest and helpful feedback from the frontlines.

When it comes to having hard conversations, it looks like everybody wants them but no one is having them.

What gives?

In this episode of An Open Conversation, we sat down with Karin Hurt, CEO of Let's Grow Leaders, to discuss how to have awkward conversations with your boss.

We talked about:

  • How employees can best prepare to discuss uncomfortable topics such as raises and promotions during the pandemic
  • The 4-1-1 on a courageous culture in the workplace
  • What the research says about why employees hold back on delivering


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