Delivering bad news sucks—especially when it’s to your boss. But sometimes, playing messenger can actually come with a silver lining.
Communications expert Alexa Fischer shares the ultimate way to turn sharing a business blunder into a fantastic career opportunity. What’s the secret? It’s all about coming prepared with one, two, even three solutions after you’ve explained the dilemma. This proactive behavior shows your boss that you are taking initiative to fix the problem —and gives you the chance to show just how innovative you are.
Check out the video below to learn more useful communication secrets from the expert herself.
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