Perhaps some of us would like to change the current state of the world – 2020 threw everything we’ve known upside down and gave it a good shake. What’s still here? Well, if nothing else, you are. You’re here and you’d still like to be a great leader, in a wildly unpredictable time.
Crises are accelerators. In the case of coronavirus, it has sped the move to remote work and distributed teams from emerging trend to established reality. While the mechanics were forced upon us quickly; the adjustments to leading and managing have proven more difficult to navigate. Managing is about the projects while leading concerns the people. Take care of the people and they will take of the projects.
Even as many of us adapt to working remotely, these constant uncertainties cause stress and anxiety, which make it harder to be creative, motivated, and engaged at work. So what’s a leader to do?
The past seven months have shown us what remote work can accomplish when it’s taken seriously. In March, thousands of companies began operating remotely in a matter of days. And seven months into this, about 80% of CEOs say they expect a more widespread remote workforce as a result of the pandemic, according to a PwC survey on post-pandemic business operations…
The past several months have been tremendously challenging for women in management positions. Without a clear model for leadership excellence at the workplace…
Considering the combined pressures of a global health crisis, civil unrest, and an economic free fall, it’s safe to say that nearly all of us are operating under some level of stress or worse, duress. When we humans are in an anxious state, we don’t behave or react as we normally would. Further, what we want and need from our jobs, bosses, and organizations shifts. As you consider how you might shift your leadership style and habits at this time, start with this question: What is important right now?
In this month’s episode of our ‘Tips and Opinions’ series, coach and leadership expert Anahita Moghaddam shares some advice on what it means to be an effective leader and the benefits of mind training and awareness. To watch her video, click just below!
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Motivation is one of the keys to maintaining a high quality commitment to a company. Knowing how to identify employees’ needs can help managers make the right decisions to motive them. Several theories have been put forward in an effort to get to grips with this source of human “strength”, including the “hierarchy of needs” developed by the American psychologist Abraham Maslow. Let’s take a closer look at it what it really is, how it is used, and how it has been criticized.
Discover the TedTalk from Dalia Feldheim, speaker at EVE Asia. She courageously made passion her edge and strives to bring her purpose and passion into work every day with her commitment to women empowerment and she is proud director of the awardwinning women-empowerment campaigns- AlwaysLikeAGirl global, and TouchThePickle India.