May 14, 2020
My biggest takeaway in the past few weeks is the incredibly creative and entrepreneurial spirit of leaders during a crisis. Despite the unbelievable shock to the economy, I’ve heard many new business ideas in the past few weeks. As governments start to reopen the economy, it is now time for leaders to guide us back to prosperity.
1. Build Your Leadership Skills During Crisis
These are the times that define great leaders. As writer Robin Sharma said, “Anyone can lead when the plan is working. The best lead when the plan falls apart.” In my latest post, “Leading for Results: How to Define, Align, and Track Your Team’s Goals,” I describe the three essential steps to achieve results with your team.
2. One Leader’s Effective Crisis Communication Style
These perilous times are a unique opportunity to hear examples of effective and ineffective communication techniques of leaders. Dr. Amy Acton, a previously unknown public health official in Ohio, has received praise for her compelling and empathetic communication style. Watch and learn from Dr. Amy Acton’s press briefings.
3. Five Tips to Reduce Zoom Exhaustion
And in many cases today, leadership involves managing a remote workforce. The Harvard Business Review published an excellent article, “How To Combat Zoom Fatigue,” with five research-based tips to reduce Zoom fatigue. Unfortunately, your Star Wars virtual background of the Millennium Falcon cockpit is contributing to your co-workers’ fatigue.
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Rob Simons is a coach, facilitator, and storyteller – a unique fusion of skills that makes him uniquely equipped to coach entrepreneurs and business leaders to scale organizations. Using the Rockefeller Habits as his foundation, Rob has successfully trained hundreds of clients to build a culture of purpose, alignment, and accountability in organizations across a variety of industries. Contact Rob at email@example.com or 210-845-2782.