Yes, these are challenging, often fraught times. That mix of complicated emotions we’re feeling – those are our values calling.
Brief, intermittent notes on mindsets and skill sets that help you become a more innovative and effective leader. Written to be easy to absorb and apply.
As so many of us settle into several weeks of working from home, here are five essential questions to return to while while helping your teams stay focused, productive and supportive of others’ success:
How else can I help people feel connected to each other and their work?
Regular, frequent check-ins and meetings provide structure and a reliable source of information and support. They can mimic the casual touch points many had while working in the office and may be especially helpful for anyone feeling unmoored by a sense of psychological distance. Video and audio calls provide higher-touch connections, giving you an opportunity to ask team members what they’ve accomplished, what they’re working on now and where they need help - personally as well as with work.
How and when will...
Here’s a quick, clear coaching model you can use to keep yourself and others moving forward. Using a positive, strengths-based and solutions-focused coaching approach is a powerful way to increase performance and potential.