No one enjoys being the barer of bad news. As leaders, it’s an inevitable task that we must do many times in our career. There are strategies we can employ to help us deliver the bad news in the most effective way.
This is going to be a little different from the normal leadership blog you’re accustomed to reading. The passing of Chadwick Boseman left many people around the world devastated. He was most well-known for his role as King T’Challa, the Black Panther of Wakanda in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Chadwick was a true leader who walked amongst us.
When we think and discuss about leadership, we simply directly assume leading followers. However, great leaders should have the ability to lead up. Able to lead your leaders bring greater value to yourself, your leader and your organization. So it’s time for you to lead up and start leading your leader.
There is a deep need for leaders to always try to be fair with their team members. This is entirely unnecessary and also not sustainable. Leaders should focus more on doing the right thing rather than doing the fair thing.