You’ve been biding your time until things get back to normal. But this year has brought us one crisis after another, and there seems to be no end in sight. It’s frustrating—and a little scary—to lead your business into an uncertain future.
When you’re leading through a crisis, it can feel like you’re making it up as you go along. You’re reacting to a new set of circumstances almost every day, and you never have all the facts. Are people following you? Are they doubting your authority? It’s unnerving.
As a leader, you’re used to being on top of your game. But this crisis has been more draining than any of us expected. As the weeks become months, you become more and more exhausted. Is this thing ever going to end?
Every generation or so, a moment presents itself that demands something extraordinary from us as leaders. These occasions are more than a problem to solve. They are tests of our leadership in a broader sense, in our families, in our communities, and in the world.
You’re an experienced leader, but the current crisis has left us all a bit shaken. Some industries that seemed unassailable just weeks ago are gasping for air. What just happened? And what if it happens again?
Today’s episode is from a Facebook Live that Michael and Megan did on the topic of communication breakdowns. They took questions from viewers and we’ve collected some of the best questions and answers so that you can gain important insight into how to manage your own communication breakdowns. Enjoy!