You're not alone, if you've managed people for any length of time, you will have had to engage in a conversation that was difficult, challenging, awkward, confrontational or the perfect storm of all of these things.
You've possibly also experienced:
There is both good and bad news:
The bad news: By putting it off, none of these things go away, in fact they are likely to get worse!
The good news: It is possible to have these conversations without the sky falling in, and in fact you will feel better for it.
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