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PPP #28: This is going to be uncomfortable

PPP #28: This is going to be uncomfortable
Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett

Leadership

Get out your comfort zone

Being a leader can lead to uncomfortable situations — from failed product launches to poor team performance.

So, get used to being uncomfortable.

To practice: push yourself to leave your comfort zone once a day for 6 months.

You'll adapt faster than you think. 

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Storytelling

Language! 

When telling a story to an audience, use language that they'd use.

A unique turn of phrase or a slang term that the audience recognises will make your story more relatable.

And the most memorable stories are the ones we can relate to. 


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Facilitation

Empathy above all else

Master this one ability to be an amazing facilitator:

Empathy.

With empathy, you can:

  • understand both sides of a discussion

  • pre-empt any difficulties

  • diffuse challenging situations

  • Lead your group to success

Master it and watch your workshops improve 10x. 

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