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Three Tactics for Communicating Difficult Budget Issues to Your Board

Consider using three strategies

To have effective budget and financial communications with a board, you must focus on building confidence and trust. When confidence is strong and trust is high, difficult discussions evolve into constructive and collaborative conversations.

Regular, interactive communication with your board is the key to keeping confidence and trust high. Always try to avoid random, unexpected communications as they foster feelings of unease that bad news is coming and important information has been withheld.

Use these three strategies to communicate difficult budget issues, improve message delivery and encourage positive collaboration.

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