Action Planning—Part 3 and Skill Practice Activity 1.Individually prepare for a vital conversation with either someone on your staff who is a solid performer or an under achiever. Use the appropriate Conversation Planner as part of Action Planning—Part 3. Time: 15 minutes. 2.Quickly brief a pair partner on the situation and then conduct the conversation using your planner as your guide. Time: 10 minutes. 3.Discuss what went well and what could have been done differently. Time: 5 minutes. 4.Switch roles and repeat process. Time: 15 minutes.