As leaders we’re taught to plan meetings, but what about conversations? In this episode, Jennifer sheds more light on the value and process of inquiry-based conversations in people’s leadership and relationships.
Jennifer helps a supervisor who doesn’t like giving performance reviews by offering coaching strategies that create a win for everybody. When it comes to these kinds of reviews, collaboration with the direct report may help make the process easier.
Being Better with Jennifer Powers Podcast Series Episode 43: Being Comfortable with Expressing Yourself
It’s important to express your opinion, even when it may differ from others. In this episode, Jennifer helps a listener who puts other people’s needs ahead of her own, with recognition of why it’s happening and some tools to deal with it.
Jennifer discusses a listener’s concern with asking people too many questions and gives advice on asking appropriate questions. She reminds us that many times asking the right questions can actually show you’re listening.
Self-help is supposed to be about positives changes, but many times it can have the opposite effect. In this episode, Jennifer discusses how the self-help world may lead some people to feel that they aren’t doing well enough in life, and how to overcome this feeling.