To go to question 1, click here. . Question 2: "What will be the consequences should my people find out about my decision from someone else?”
In many cases it would be detrimental to your relationship with those you lead if your decisions are made known to them by someone other than yourself. Granted, there will be some decisions that cannot be revealed in advance of the public announcement – however there is usually no problem with simultaneously telling your team when the public announcement is made.
This is an excerpt from “Life’s Leadership Lessons” a collection of 53 anecdotal leadership lessons, each with an anecdote and the application of the topic in your everyday life. It is designed for use in weekly staff meetings or for personal development.