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Sept. 14, 2022

When It's Time to Have A Difficult Conversation

When It's Time to Have A Difficult Conversation

In his book, The Four Hour Work Week, Tim Ferriss includes this quote: "a person's success in life can usually be measuredly the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have. 

But a recent stat points out that "40% of people report that they have put off a conversation for six months or more...hoping the issue disappears.

On today's episode, Tim and Nathan discuss some types of difficult conversations, what stops leaders from having them, and key actions to take when initiating a one.  Difficult conversations are part of role of nonprofit leaders and it is important to do them well.

The Hosts of  The Practice of NonProfit Leadership:

Tim Barnes serves as the Executive Vice President of International Association for Refugees (IAFR) and can be contacted at tim@iafr.org.

Nathan Ruby serves as the Executive Director of Friends of the Children of Haiti (FOTCOH) and can be contacted at nruby@fotcoh.org.

All opinions and views expressed by the hosts are their own and do not represent those of their respective organizations.