Getting Comfortable with Discomfort

“Recently I had to give critical feedback to a teammate. When will I get comfortable with someone else’s discomfort? I worry that this is a skill that’s holding me back.”

Dear Plucky #2: Team Player

Dear Plucky, What’s a good approach to doing performance reviews at a very small company? There is a sense among all of us that we want performance reviews, because we want to improve. But also that it’s awkward at best and dangerous at worst. Dangerous, meaning, changing the nature of a friendship or uncovering something