Managing difficult stakeholders at work
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In this episode, Rachel identifies the parallels between traffic jams and typical workplace issues. Key points discussed include 'expecting the outlandish', where leaders have high, often unrealistic expectations; 'whim tossing', which addresses the confusion caused by leaders' unclear ideas; 'bystanding', where stakeholder involvement is lacking; and 'unclear expectations', which affect goal clarity and achievement. She suggests proactive planning, clarity-seeking, and strategic negotiation to alleviate these challenges.
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