What’s been highlighted for me this week is that leaders and teams (and the whole community) need to prepare for the long-haul. For me, it’s been like I thought I was going on a plane trip to a new destination, only to now realise that I am actually on a long sea voyage.
I’ve been using a simple tool of Keep, Start and Stop to help leaders and teams reflect, review and re-think the way they work and to plan for post-lockdown
Today as we all feel challenged in different ways, with many of our teams fractured and people working physically alone, as a leader how can you be a master of gratitude and trust?
Have you recalibrated your expectations of performance during this time of lockdown or are you expecting yourself (and everyone else) to be at the same level as pre-COVID? How realistic is this?
Where is your mindset at? The feedback I’m hearing from clients and those in my networks is that many of us are switching between four mindsets at the moment: Panic, Paralysis, Patient, Pivot/Productive.
Emotional Intelligence is a key group of competencies that leaders need to add to be effective in their role. Imagine how much more effective you could be as a leader armed with the ability to manage your own emotions whilst also being able to manage the emotional needs of others?
Do you know someone who's a yes-aholic? That is, someone who always says "Yes" and drops everything no matter what they have going on. The yes-aholic doesn't seem to know the word "No" - their default response is to say yes to any request. This may seem very caring...
I have some tough love for you this week – leaders you need to do more! “More of what?”, I hear you ask. “I’m already up to pussy’s bow with work! I have no room.” Leaders, these tough and crazy times are calling you to amp up your care for your employees. How can...