Leaders! Are you facing a storm of change in your workplace? Are your people anxious, confused, distracted, resistant or angry as they grapple with uncertainty? Do you spend your days trying to implement and defend changes you can't control and may not even agree with? Leadership is about people. Yet many leaders find themselves responsible for implementing change without ever being taught the foundations of HOW to support and lead people THROUGH change. If you're a leader challenged with navigating the rough seas of change, this book is your beacon. You will learn a new approach to communication and leadership that will help you deal with the feelings of your people, improve performance, and get better results. In her follow-up book to Soft is the New Hard: How to Communicate Effectively Under Pressure, communication and "soft skills" specialist Leah Mether gives you a plain-speaking, practical, step-by-step guide to help you lead your people through turbulent times. Mether's proven strategies will help you: Lead yourself and others through challenge and change. Build trust and connection when emotions are high. Support your people while holding them accountable. Minimise resistance. Defuse conflict. Communicate with clarity. Shift your team towards acceptance. Change is challenging. But with this book as your guide, you will steer through the storm with courage and confidence. Leah Mether shows you how.