Bad News Interview: This Is Going To Hurt Me More Than It Hurts You


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This is Going to Hurt Me More Than it Hurts You uses humor to explain the steps that should be taken by a manager or team leader to ensure that their employees facing bad news accept the decision with as little damage as possible to morale.

Three sections highlight how to prepare for the interview, cope with the reaction, and face up to responsibilities.

John Cleese explains three steps that should be taken to ensure that a bad news meeting is a success—that the employee accepts the decision and as little damage is done to morale as possible.

Key Learning Points

  • Prepare yourself
  • Anticipate likely responses
  • Be clear and honest
  • Stand your ground
  • Limit the damage
  • Plan for the future


Training Delivery Options:

  • DVD- 27 minutes plus support material- facilitator guide
  • Digital Streaming License Available- call us to explore this option.

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