For a variety of reasons, many manager/employee relationships stay formal, cordial, and don’t realize their full potential. The conversation stays focused on the work at hand, and hopefully there is some discussion of strengths and development needs, along with a plan to improve on them. There is often real reluctance to go deeper.
Choices, fear, time, professional boundaries…. I’ll give you a minute to complete the list____, ____, _____, _____. Real can be scary.
And yet, some relationships seem to bust past the normal conversational fare. The query goes deeper… and the outcome is amazing. Real can be vital. Read More