A Leader’s Job is to Reduce Uncertainty

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[Tweet “Part of a leader’s job—a big part—is to reduce uncertainty.”]Leaders have many jobs within an organization: setting a vision, motivating a team, increasing profit, making the bed (home-based businesses only). But there’s a big one that a lot of leaders miss—and it’s one that I’ve become keenly aware of as I work with more and more leaders whose organizations are undergoing significant change.

One inevitable byproduct of change is uncertainty. Employees become, quite rationally, uncertain about what the change will ...

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