EMM Presentations - March 2023

Internal Use Only DELIVERING A DIFFICULT MESSAGE “Bad news isn’t fine wine. It doesn’t improve with age.” – Colin Powell

• Joke around. • Be vague. • Beat around the bush. • Soften the blow too much. • Give advice if not asked. • Use slang or informal talk.

• Prepare yourself. • Be direct. • Have support. • Give others a chance to speak. • Treat them with empathy. • Be professional.




Internal Use Only Overcoming Fears of Delivering Difficult Messages Practice your comments

Visualize and rehearse

Allow others to help - and at times rely on them

Gain familiarity with audience / setting


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