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2. Be Candid: When things seem uncertain, it is best to remain positive and truthful. Most of us would agree that the staff usually know when something is going wrong, therefore, you cannot bury your head in the sand. However, be certain to assess the situation, and address it in a positive and optimistic way. In this current economic environment, many are fearing for their jobs. Assure them that you are handling things well.
3. Don’t Overreact: All of us remember the story of “chicken little and the sky falling on his head”. While you should be sensitive to the needs of your team, don’t let anyone overwhelm you (and the rest of the team) with any negative energy and concerns. Address things immediately. Remain in control. Be the leader your staff expect you to be.
5. Don’t Let Circumstances Dictate You: Former US President, Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” Stay focused on working for a better tomorrow!