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Being able to change is a crucial skill for any leader.

However, to communicate change to our colleagues or coworkers is not always easy. Scott E. Rupp provides us with 5 useful tactics that can be summarized as “inform, share, involve and be crystal clear”:

1. Provide regular, weekly e-mail blasts from leadership describing the changing events;

2. Let employees know when major decisions are expected to be made;

3. Encourage dialogue between managers and their teams;

4. Create a channel for two-way, open communication.

5. If there is no information available or something hasn’t been decided yet, let employees know that, but don’t keep them guessing. 

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