68 minutes | Nov 21st 2019

“How to Have Hard Conversations, Lean Into Conflict & Reframe Criticism” with Lynne Maureen Hurdle - 175

As a leader, how do you commit to having hard, uncomfortable conversations that deepen connection and trust within your company and your home? If you want an environment that is safe for communication, creativity and problem-solving along with the giving and receiving constructive feedback, whether at work or with your family, then this episode is for you.  In this episode I get cozy with Lynne Maureen Hurdle. Lynne Hurdle is an executive coach, communication expert and conflict resolution strategist. She’s also a facilitator, speaker, and author with over 35 years of experience in blending the connection between communication, conflict and culture into a unique style of engagement for leaders. She’s the author of the best seller book, Closing Conflict for Leaders: How to Be a Bold Leader and Develop a Kick-Ass, High-Functioning, Happy AF Team. She teaches leaders the skills to engage skillfully, confidently, and powerfully in everything from daily conversations to the most difficult conflict situations.  She passionately writes about Breaking Culture: Conflict and Cultural Breakthroughs for Psychology Today. She has delivered her unique trainings, workshops and deep coaching to leaders from Harlem to Hong Kong and from the South Bronx to South Africa.  What you'll hear (and don't want to miss!): :: The traumatic event that inspired Lynne to focus on her work to become an expert conflict resolution strategist :: The way that Lynne defines racial bias, and how this concept relates to conflict resolution :: The work that helps leaders to increase their awareness and dissolve any biases  :: A way to respond to conflict and what happens when we don’t communicate with intention  :: What founders can do to initiate a new way of being inside the company by using regular communication rhythms :: How to reframe criticism, and lean into it, instead of resisting it You can find the full show notes from this episode over at https://jadahsellner.com/hard-conversations-conflict-criticism-lynne-hurdle-175 
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