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How to Talk to Your Team During a Pandemic

It’s time for steady decision-making and lots of repetition

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TThe coronavirus pandemic — and its economic impact — is already proving to be an intense stress test for businesses of all sizes and types. Many leaders are under tremendous pressure, navigating uncharted territory with no clear end in sight. While executive teams are busy reexamining their…




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Karen Wickre

Karen Wickre

Connector, word wrangler, reality checker; communications advisor, author (“Taking the Work Out of Networking”), Marker columnist (

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