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Oct 23, 2015

In this ImpactBank:  the Kickass Koach episode, I share a story about when a leader modeled direct communication for me and taught me the importance of letting go of being right so I could be effective.

When I was first learning to act on her feedback I thought the lesson was for me to be less direct when in fact it was about how I could be direct in a way that made my leadership approach effective.

Whether you are a pushover in leadership or more of a bully it won’t work—at least not well.

When you have done your preparation, acknowledged others and listened compassionately you will benefit from developing a direct communication style that is effective.

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Next Week:  The 7th in the series on conversation.  We’ll explore how to move a conversation to designing actions so everyone leaves the conversation ready to make a difference.

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