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Episode 26: How to Have Difficult Conversations and What to Say When You Fear You Won’t Be Heard

In this episode...

Have you ever had to have a difficult conversation with someone about something you’re doing or feeling? Something that you’ve never shared with this person, or maybe with anyone, ever?

Or perhaps you’re currently preparing yourself to have a challenging conversation. One you envision won’t go well, and will result in enormous hurt on both sides. In fact, you believe this conversation will go so poorly that you’ve been avoiding it altogether.

In this episode, I uncover the real reason people tend to avoid difficult conversations. I also share a proven script you can say to ensure you are heard and that you feel safe expressing your true, authentic self. By the end of this episode, you will feel empowered to share your truth with anyone in your life no matter what.

Listen to Your Permission Prescription: Episode 26.

What We Discuss & Highlights From Episode 26:

  • The real reasons why most people tend to avoid difficult conversations, even with people they trust.
  • The fact that it’s possible for you to set boundaries around how your words are received by the person you’re speaking to.
  • A script and framework for setting the terms of challenging conversations to help you feel more secure.
  • How deep listening supports both sides of a conversation, and helps strengthen relationships.

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