Communication, Strategic HR

‘We Need to Talk’—How to Embrace These Four Words and Not Fear Them

It happens all the time; people avoid the most difficult conversations because they simply aren’t good at them (having never learned how to approach them effectively). They prefer to pretend that these kinds of conversations are not bubbling under the surface and sapping energy. Andrea J. Lee, founder of Thought Partners International and author of the new book, We Need to Talk, says enough is enough.

It happens all the time everywhere. People avoid the most difficult conversations, usually because they simply aren’t good at them–having never learned how to approach them effectively. They prefer to pretend that these kinds of conversations are not bubbling under the surface sapping their energy.

They get used to the drain on them. It’s like they have a parasite in their belly and they don’t realize it. Or they have a monkey on their back (or 10 monkeys) but don’t realize it.

Andrea J. Lee, founder of Thought Partners International and author of the new book, We Need to Talk, (Thought Partners International, June 2015), says enough is enough. It’s time to get rid of the stress these unsaid conversations have on them.

In her book, Lee offers a fresh, egoless, and yet very personal approach that focuses on getting healthy results.

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