You have prepared a fun activity to begin your next team meeting with, afterwards you will step in a deep strategic discussion that needs everybody’s attention and creativity. In the morning of the same day you get surprised by the resignation of a highly respected team member. It will discourage all colleagues when you announce it in the team meeting. And your agenda? Will be great for a later meeting! Great leaders demonstrate emotional reasoning, their decisions consider how people are likely to feel and react in order to achieve the best possible outcome.
You’re under pressure because you definitely started this important project too late. How