Anyone who’s ever gotten one of those emails alerts for a “company-wide meeting today at 4 – mandatory” knows the feeling of dread in the pit of the stomach.
You know there’s news, and it’s probably bad news.
And you can tell from the scared-rabbit looks on your employees’ faces that you’re going to have to cope with the panicked fall-out.
Situations like this are inevitable. But we can go into them prepared by adopting some strategies to get our teams through the bad news.
Here are 8 ways to lessen the pain (and the drama that often follows):