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How should a leader address Roe vs. Wade?

In a recent interview with Fox Business and MSN, I was asked “How should a leader address Roe vs. Wade?”

During times of crisis and change, you will face the most important tests of your skills and you have an obligation to do what is in the best interests of all stakeholders.

It’s important not to overreact before all information is available.

This means not reacting to rumor, innuendo, conspiracy theories or emotion and suspending judgment until the court rules on the issue so you can understand the full scope of the situation.

You, as a leader, should be a voice of calm and reason. Once the ruling is issued, consider bringing in outside experts to meet with employees, families and interested parties to explain the ruling and its implications.

Does Your Leadership Pass the Crisis Test? 3 Tips for Leaders in Tough Times

Much of the world has felt the impact of numerous crises in the past two years. From COVID and its many profound effects to social injustice, surging inflation and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the planet has been rocked by life-changing events.

It’s been an ongoing test for leaders in business and government. When crisis occurs and all eyes of the organization are on them, some leaders aren’t equipped to handle it properly, but there’s a process that can help them manage crisis and achieve a successful outcome, says Warren Rustand (www.warrenrustand.com), a longtime corporate leader and the ForbesBooks author of The Leader Within Us: Mindset, Principles, and Tools for a LIFE BY DESIGN.

I was recently interviewed for The Good Men Project website as well as featured in Florida Weekly about leading in times of crisis. To read the 3 tips and the entire article in one of the links below: