Team leadership in times of a crisis

What Do Your People Need From You This Week?

How can you show up for your people during this deeply unsettling time? What do they need most from you this week?

While you need to focus on your business, caring for your people should be at the top of your list. They are counting on you for information, stability, and compassion.

Based on my many years advising companies during crises as the CEO of my Employee Assistance Program and on input from current clients who are exceptional leaders, here are my suggestions for helping your people during this time of uncertainty.

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Communicate to your employees in these unprecedented times

How You Can Manage Anxiety in this Time of Crisis

The world-wide spread of COVID-19 has upended our lives.

We are now living in a state of global anxiety, both more disconnected and connected than ever before. People are worried in a way they never anticipated and their anxiety levels rise and fall with the frequent news alerts and community closings. We have not experienced an event like this in our lifetime.

The consequences of the transmission of the virus and the resulting uncertainty has resulted in continuous anxiety across the globe. The alarming and sometimes conflicting news reports are difficult to ignore. Worrying may be a barely audible buzz in the back of our minds or it may be front and center panic.

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