Last week, I was facilitating a workshop with senior leaders in a school leadership team. The workshop involved some deep, uncomfortable work about what each team member needed so that they could rely on others in the team.
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Earlier this week, a devastating tornado struck Edwardsville, Illinois - killing 100 people. The death toll also included six people working in an Amazon Fulfilment centre that was raised to the ground.
When an organisation has experienced market success for a sustained duration, it is common for CEOs and some executive team members to assume the top team is high functioning.
Everything is a product of evolution. Businesses go through cycles and need the right executives working at the right level for the business at that time. This comes down to the skills and experience of each executive, how frequently they interact with one other and whether the organisation is in crisis, transformation or growth mode.
There has been a lot of talk lately about The Great Resignation. A global trend that is seeing a significant number of employees leave their job during the pandemic. Many people believe it’s a war between employees who want to work from home and bosses who want to shepherd everyone back into the office.
Today’s fast-changing world features speed, complexity and dense interdependencies. The ability to problem solve and adapt in real time is critical, in order to advance an organisation forward.
At its core, this requires an energetic leadership team that are incredibly focused on delivering the right customer outcomes. Uniting together, as a harmonised collective – prioritising, communicating and co-ordinating work in alignment with a clear vision.
In my Integrated Trust Building System, at the intersection between connection and meaningful future, we have visibility. Being a trusted leader boils down to visibility.
We are living in unusual times. World over, people are exhausted, depleted and anxious about the future. The constant uncertainty that we are all living under has taken a heavy toll.
There is no doubt that COVID has changed our workplaces forever. Things will never go back to business as usual. All of us have been changed - whether we are aware of it or not.
In last week's article, I talked about why you need to love one-on-ones. They really are such a powerful trust and connection building tool with your direct reports.