Managing Difficult Conversations




We have so many interactions everyday, it is reasonable to expect that some of them are going to be difficult. Whether these are conversations that you have in person, or you manage a virtual team and need to speak with someone in another city, there are things that you can do to make these conversations go smoothly. This one-day workshop will give you the tools to manage difficult conversations and get the best results possible out of them.

What You will Learn

  • How to define their frame of reference.
  • How to establish a positive intent and a desired outcome.
  • Good communication skills.
  • How to draft a script for a difficult conversation.
  • Use specific steps to carry out a difficult conversation.
  • How to access additional resources as required.
  • How to maintain safety in a conversation.

  • Choosing to have the conversation
  • Toolkit for successful conversations
  • Choosing the time and place
  • Framework for difficult conversations
  • Conversation template
  • Staying safe
  • Role play practice


  • 1 day face to face workshop
  • Online
  • Public program - $650 +GST                        
  • One on one coaching - $1 500 + GST
  • Corporate in- house session - Contact us to discuss your requirements and obtain a quote.