Renegotiating Deadlines: The Power of Communication and Its Impact on Relationships and Reputation
As a leader, communication is one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal.
It can help you build strong relationships with your team, clients, and stakeholders, and it can also help you avoid misunderstandings and conflicts. One area where effective communication is particularly crucial is in renegotiating deadlines when you know they are at risk.
Missing deadlines can be incredibly damaging to your relationships and reputation. Not only does it show a lack of respect for the other party's time and needs, but it also reflects poorly on your character.