In the first part of this series, Grace Judson outlines some steps to take if someone is being unreasonable. Here’s a hint, it starts with asking yourself one question.
What’s your style?
What’s your executive’s style?
What about your coworkers?
I’m not talking about fashion. I’m talking about communication.
Lack of clarity often creates situations where we think we’re doing the right thing, but we end up not meeting expectations. Either we miss a deadline, or we do more than was needed, or we don’t do enough. Whatever the misunderstanding was that led to our missing the mark, the end result is that it looks like we screwed up. Not where you want to be. This article outlines how to help someone ask in a way that ensures you can make them happy.