Jim Barnett | 01 Jun 2020
We humans are often very poor at self-awareness. But anyone who sees themselves as a leader canít afford to be complacent, and emerging leaders in particular need honest feedback.
When the coronavirus pandemic is over, many businesses will have to decide if, when and how they will bring employees back to the office, or whether they will keep encouraging staff to work from home.
All change brings new opportunities. The tree that looks almost dead in the winter bursts with blossom in spring. The frozen wasteland delivers a bountiful harvest in the autumn. As business leaders, we can learn a lot from nature.
Itís all very well governments wanting to get people back to work. But if employers risk litigation or prosecution if staff contract COVID-19, many will conclude that it simply isnít worth the risk of re-opening.
One of the biggest lessons from the coronavirus pandemic has been that incredible feats can be accomplished when leaders share a sense of purpose.
Christine Macdonald | 06 May 2020
Working in a leadership or management role can be trying at the best of times. But in the uncertain period we find ourselves in at present, the pressures can sometimes seem overwhelming.
Manfred Kets De Vries
What is the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic going to look like? Will we go back to normal? Will we even want to? Or will the crisis invite us to rethink our future?
Despite its many benefits, many of us are also discovering the downsides of remote working and being physically distant from colleagues.
During this crisis, it is people who will be the ultimate differentiator. And leading means meeting people where they are, because that's the only way to convert self-interest to shared interest.
The Connected Manager
20 May 2020
Working remotely, we miss the non-verbal signals we see when working face-to-face. That's why asking open questions is one of the most critical skills the manager of a remote team can possess.
11 May 2020
Why do some online meetings get the job done, while others don't? The difference is that successful meetings need to be led - and there is a huge difference between running a meeting and leading one.
A conversation with Sandra Kelly, UK director of People 1st International, and corporate learning specialist, Nigel Paine, about the ways employers are supporting their people during the Covid-19 crisis and what HR and L&D professionals can do to prepare for the future.
How are small businesses surviving the pandemic, the lockdown and working from home? Over the next few weeks, weíll be finding out how companies in different sectors are coping.
How have companies whose business models were made obsolete overnight managed to ride out the coronavirus storm?
As the COVID lockdown continues, a new UK survey finds a-near equal split between positive and negative employee emotions, but with big rises in anxiety and stress and growing fears about finances.
Most businesses are failing to look after employee wellness while they work from home during the coronavirus lockdown, according to new research.
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Have we learned anything new about leadership over the past few decades?
How to put the "we" into a team.
Most change initiatives fail to deliver. Here's why.