Comfort Zone Conversations? No way!!

When we talk to one another, we naturally avoid unpleasant topics. Keeping the conversation in the comfort zone serves as a social lubricant, making our interactions smooth. In business, we like to think we are uncompromising, honest and insightful when we talk about strategy and organizational issues. In reality, we also tend to stay in our comfort zones when talking to colleagues—we don’t talk about the weather, but we also …