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Communicating Decisions You Don't Agree With Video Series

Tip #1 — Communicating decisions you don’t agree with

As a leader, you’ll sometimes find yourself making unpopular decisions or communicating bad news to your staff. That’s tough enough, but it becomes even harder if you don’t agree with the decision. Yet, because of your role, you’re charged with communicating and in many cases implementing the change. Which means that you have to get over your own mental roadblocks. In this first of a five-part series, Merge offers you one tip to rise past your own emotions when faced with such a situation.


Tip # 2 — Communicating decisions you don’t agree with

If you’re a leader, then making unpopular decisions or communicating bad news to your staff comes with the territory. As tough as that it, it’s even harder if you don’t agree with the decision. Yet, because of your role, you’re charged with communicating and in many cases implementing the change. In this second tip of a five-part series, Merge gives you one approach to overcome your own reservations and move forward with a difficult decision.


Tip #3 — Communicating decisions you don’t agree with

If you find yourself in a situation where you’re asked to communicate or implement decisions that you don’t fully agree with yourself, what should you do? In this third video of a five-part series, Merge give you another tip to get past your own mental roadblocks.


Tip #4 — Communicating decisions you don’t agree with

This is the fourth in a five-part series of short videos about what to do when you find yourself having to communicate or implement changes (made by senior management in your organization) that you don’t concur with. Often, the unfortunate truth is that even if you don’t like it, the decision has been made and so you need to get over your own reservations and move forward. Merge gives you some tough love!


Tip #5 — Communicating decisions you don’t agree with

What can you do if you find yourself, as a leader, charged with implementing changes or decisions that you don’t necessarily agree with? In the final analysis, you have a job to do, which means that you need to get past your own reservations and emotions and move forward with what you have been given responsibility for. In this final video in a five-part series, Merge lays out the final verdict.