Smartblog LogoWhen you try to have meaningful conversations with your employees, the outcome can be hit-or-miss. Let’s say you are interested in what motivates them and how they like to be rewarded. This is important and well intended, but they may not be completely open with you until they have more experience with you.

Another way to say this is that they are not going to share what is close to their hearts unless they know they can trust you.

Yet when you think about what takes to develop the openness to have significant conversations, it can seem overwhelming. Trust doesn’t come instantly. You know you can accelerate building the relationship with more time spent with each other, like one-on-one meetings, but this can feel too contrived and time-consuming.

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Mary C Schaefer
Mary is a speaker, coach, trainer and consultant specializing in helping managers learn what it is to be truly empowered so they can model empowerment to their employees. She coaches on skills of manager-employee communication to create performance breakthroughs and functional and positive work cultures. Mary's mission is to transform corporations to be a place where employees are valued for the precious human resources they are.
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