Reasons for Difficult Conversations
There may be many situations
- Calling for a "difficult conversation"
- Lack of progress
- Lack of productivity
- Someone not "pulling their weight"
- Disciplinary issues, such as time keeping
- Reorganization, or reallocation of staff, or of work
- Phase out, shut down, redundancy and termination
All of these can
- Be uncomfortable
- Threaten relationships
- Consume a lot of emotional energy