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Workplaces in both the public and private sector are feeling the pinch as federal budget cuts threaten their bottom lines. Managers are responsible for maintaining operations and morale, even as their employees face furloughs and pay cuts. Business coach and diversity consultant Howard Ross joins us to explore the challenge of managing a workplace in times of crisis and the leadership skills that serve effective managers well.

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