If you’re worried about having good conversations with your team members, here’s the most important thing you should know. The best way to have good conversations with anyone is to have lots of conversations with him or her, some about work, most about other things, some about both.
The trick is to have real conversations. Listen to your team member. Share your thoughts and feelings, too. Don’t worry about “winning.”
This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time.