CHAPTER 6 Conversations for Developing New Skills

Have you ever reflected on a simple conversation, perhaps with your boss, a peer, or one of your employees, and realized after the fact that you left the discussion knowing how to do something new that you did not know how to do before? If so, then what you experienced was a conversation for developing new skills. “Work your strengths” does not mean ignoring your blind spots. Playing to your strengths is smart business! However, your blind spots can derail you if you are not aware of them and how they impact your relationships.

Imagine you are eavesdropping on me while I am leading a workshop for a group of coaches and we are role-playing in front of the participants an example of how to set up ...

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