EXPOSED

3 minute read We sit down at zoom calls and see kitchen tables set up as home offices, toddlers waving to teammates, and cats unapologetically strutting in front of monitors. Today’s virtual work environment is exposing our realness as humans first, leaders second. We love seeing our leaders as humans. This intimate, inside look at…

Choose Empathy

7 minute read Strengthening the Empathy Muscle Every person is experiencing some degree of stress and operating with a coping deficit. In a brief period of time, individuals have been asked to perform their typical tasks at work (if possible) while simultaneously balancing concern for their safety, health, jobs, economy, and the government and society…

The Power of Perspective

3 minute read How many times over the last couple of weeks have you heard someone refer to the unprecedented times we are finding ourselves in?  A Black Swan event. Unusual. Unreal even, and for sure it is. As were many other events in our collective history… The start of the Great Trek in South…

Use Your Head For Your Heart

5 minute read Assess. Once you have generated an accurate assessment of functioning, you can begin to implement some coping strategies for yourself and those you lead. The assessment should measure your personal emotional state, as well as how dramatically your life has changed and how those around you (family, friends, co-workers, employees) are impacted.…

Dear Leaders

4 minute read Dear Fellow Leaders, The uncertainty associated with the changes demanded by COVID-19 is unprecedented. As a leader, we know you are challenged with how to navigate the changing landscape and the work/life integration challenges occurring across home offices globally. You’re concerned about the wellbeing of your team and their families, and making…

Where To Even Start?

4 minute read During this period of uncertainty and instability, an important first step is to reflect on the way that living in a stressful environment is coloring the way we emote and behave. The first “baby step” is to examine the messages we are receiving and clarify the way the information being disseminated can…