The Weekly Workplace

Episode #24: Can I Be Frank, Frank?

October 13, 2021

We need to talk. You hear those words and you melt like a Wendy’s Frosty that sat on your dashboard too long. Why? Why is honesty so hard, yet the #1 attribute we want from our leader, our co-workers, EVERYONE!  In this episode, the MTI team discusses tips for having an honest conversation at work that’ll melt the tension, not boil the blood.

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Resources: 

Vulnerability-based trust

Lencioni, Patrick. (2002). The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. Jossey-Bass: A Wiley Imprint.

Emotional bank account

Covey, Stephen R. (1989, 2004). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Simon & Schuster.

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