Conference Sessions

Mastering Tough Conversations
Session Repeated at 9:30am on 9/23
Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Beginning at 7:00 PM
Session Duration

Learning Objective
  • Identifying when tough conversations need to happen
  • Identifying cognitive biases that impact how information is perceived
  • Knowing how and when to end a conversation
  • Session Description
    What conversations have you been avoiding? Just the thought of broaching certain topics can be enough to bring on a spontaneous stomach ache and palms so sweaty you’ll be glad shaking hands went out of style. Sometimes saying what’s on your mind is easier said than done. Where do you start, and what direction should you take the conversation? How do you prepare, and how do you know when you’ve gone too far? In this poignant keynote, organizational communication expert Chris Dyer will help audience members understand how to take on tough conversations with skill, tact, and grace. He breaks down key strategies for leading different types of discussions, while also providing powerful tactics for quelling confrontation avoidance. Having purposeful conversations, no matter the topic, is the ultimate weapon for building an extraordinary culture. This keynote is sure to impact your team for years to come!

    Session Speaker

    Chris Dyer


    More About Chris Dyer

    Founder and CEO of PeopleG2, a fully remote organization. PeopleG2 is routinely ranked one of the best places to work and has been listed as one of Inc.'s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies 5 times. As a Leadership speaker, his goal is to inspire audiences with a straightforward delivery, insightful candor, and engaging humor. His talks leave audiences transformed, offering innovative perspectives on leadership, company culture, and empowerment.