Prepare for the discussion. Be clear about what you want to say and make sure you can support it with evidence.
The team needs to be focused on its goals to avoid becoming distracted by relationship and emotional issues.
Managers need to be able to handle all manner of people in order to get the results they, and their company, require.
Your letter is a chance to emphasize what a good fit you are for the job. Even, if you have decided the organization is not one you want to join, still send polite thanks. Who knows what the future holds?
Use the power of good relationship building before and during all negotiations with your difficult boss. People sometimes forget than former opponents often make the strongest allies. You may find that a well managed approach, working things through with your boss and trying to see their point of view will earn you respect over time. It may even mean you get that! .
Getting on well with the boss matters hugely in terms of your career success. Plus, the stress caused when things go wrong can have a negative effect on your health and well being. Stress can lead to anxiety and depression which in turn affect life at home as well as at work.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. Norman Vincent Peale
Start with bang – open with impact.Start off with something that really grabs your audience’s attention. No don’t shout fire – but do say something memorable.
You have to bring in someone new to lead the project team.Now, you need to explain what is happening to the team. You don’t want to paint the old leader in a negative light – you know there are loyalties. But you do want them to accept the change and the new leader. What can you do?Here are some tips.
When you communicate the change be aware that the impact will be different for different kinds of people. Take those different needs into account when you are planning the message. Then recognize the risk that different kinds of engagement might present.