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Don’t be afraid of scary workplace conversations

A survey conducted by VitalSmarts found that more than 80 percent of workers are fearful of confrontation. The lengths that they go to avoid difficult conversations range from avoiding the other person at all costs, dancing around the scary topic whenever they speak to the person in question, thinking about quitting their job or taking a different job and actually quitting their job. But workers must learn to have difficult dialogues, regardless of how uncomfortable they might feel, because the need will come up many times during one’s career,