Leadership

Are You Enabling Employees to Depend on You?

One of the most frequently complaints I hear from leaders is that about time management – they never seem to find time to get stuff done. In my coaching with them, I often learn that they are spending a lot of time responding to employees coming into their offices asking…

First, we had COVID then we had the knee…

  As leaders how do we process what is happening right now? Heck, how do we process it as humans? There is a quote by MLK that states that we will remember not the words of our enemy’s, but with the silence of our friends. But as a white privileged…

COVID – Phasing Back into “Normal”

This is a bit of a tricky time where we are moving out from the lock-downs to partial openings. Moving from the “Neutral Zone” into the “New”. What does that mean for us as leaders, as managers? How do we transition bringing our people back into the workspace? In this…

COVID 19 – Operating in the Neutral Zone

What does it mean to be in the Neutral Zone (Bridges, 1991). Bridges talks about how when we move from the “old” to the “new” we must travel through the “neutral zone”. This time can be a difficult time and a creative time, it is “a time when a necessary…

Handling Communications During COVID19

How do we deal with the inundation of communications while working through the COVID 19 pandemic? The lines between home and office have been blurred and we are being overloaded with ZOOM calls and emails at all times of the day. This is causing higher stress levels on top of…