Purposeful Reconnection Webinar

2 minute read Purposeful Reconnection: Emerging Stronger from the Storm | May 28, 2020 Right now we are all weathering the same storm, but in different boats – and our experiences are vastly different. Leading through hard times requires managers to understand the challenges that individuals on their teams are facing, making leading with emotional…

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The day my son…

I thought COVID-19 had really mixed my family’s home and work life until this morning. The morning my son brought his classroom into this shower while I was taking a shower We have all seen the comic strips or YouTube clips of video conferences going wrong. My word! I am training companies on the protocol around virtual…

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Just Say No

6 minute read I’ll never forget one of my father’s “sales lessons” to me as I was starting my first job out of college as a medical device sales professional: “When someone says “no,” what they are really saying is “yes” to something else.  Your job is to figure out what they are saying “yes”…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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