Tips for the Transition | The Career Roadmap

Navigating Tough Talk [Mastering Difficult Conversations] with Kat Jovey

March 21, 2024 María Tomás-Keegan Season 7 Episode 24
Tips for the Transition | The Career Roadmap
Navigating Tough Talk [Mastering Difficult Conversations] with Kat Jovey
Show Notes

Have you ever been at a loss for words in tough conversations? Maybe you’ve walked away from one wishing you said it differently or got more of what you wanted. Join the club, and this episode is for you.

Join me and Kat Jovey as we dive deep into the art of navigating difficult conversations. Kat is a seasoned coach and expert in fostering authentic communication and building meaningful relationships. Her approach combines empathy, assertiveness, and strategic communication techniques to empower women professionals to express their needs clearly and confidently.

We talk about…

  • Empathy in Dialogue: Kat shares strategies for approaching tough talks, ensuring understanding and connection.
  • Balancing Assertiveness: Learn to maintain confidence without compromising flexibility in negotiations and discussions.
  • Tackling Sensitive Topics: Discover communication techniques for broaching sensitive subjects with loved ones or colleagues.
  • The Power of Reframing: Explore how reframing a conversation can positively alter its course and outcome.
  • Creating a Safe Space: Insights on cultivating environments where open and honest communication thrives.
  • Constructive Feedback: Tips for responding that encourage growth and development.
  • Listener Consideration: Tailoring your message to your listener can enhance understanding and empathy.
  • Active Listening: Why is this skill foundational to effective communication, and how can it be improved?

Kat’s guidance illuminates the path to surviving and thriving through challenging conversations, leading to stronger, more understanding relationships personally and professionally.

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