To survive this pandemic, it’s critical that we act in consensus with suggested health guidelines. Yet to thrive in these times and the future, we must continue to exercise our contrarian challenge.
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Zoned Out by Zoom?
Do not let virtual meetings get the best of you. Here are six ideas to bring more zest to your zoom meetings.
The Time to Invest is Now
We do not learn to swim by holding onto the side of the pool. There has never been a better time to invest in yourself.
Were your customers locked out before corona?
The corona pandemic has required many businesses (restaurants, hotels and airlines) to temporarily close,or significantly restrict on premise customer presence. This is being done, on the advice of health experts, to prevent the virus from more widespread transmission. While the health implications have forced some businesses to lockout customers physcially; many other businesses locked out their customers strategically long before the corona virus struck.
Be the Lighthouse
The lighthouse, like a leader, provides a consistent and inspiring point of reference in turbulent times.
The Oxygen Mask Rule
You must first help yourself, as instructed by the airlines, before you can help anyone else. When you are part of a leadership team, it is critical that you and your executive team members decide how you are going to help yourselves before you jump in to help others. Executives are confronted from day one with a multitude of problems to solve and opportunities to address. Everyone wants something from senior leaders; this is where many executive teams make the mistake of jumping into their company’s business issues too deeply at the beginning of their team’s evolution.
Become a “Do Less Leader” and Create More
Busy leaders often produce mediocre results because they are simply too busy to recognize opportunities in front of them. Often leaders solve problems but fail to dig deeper and wider and create improvements. Busy leaders are distracted and this disrupts connections with others. Several leaders have commented to me, “I’d like to meet more with my people but I have too much to do”.
Nesting in the Executive Team?
Struggling to deliver on your strategy? Lack of urgency in your organization? Watching your competitors do things you’ve thought about but didn’t translate into action? The three questions above address fundamental aspects of business growth. Growth is vital, for if you’re not growing, you’re not succeeding. It’s pleasant to be read more…