Week 9: Creating a better virtual conversation

Two months into the lockdown and many of us have become regular users of the various digital conferencing media products that now are available – Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex and others. These products are essential leadership tools to keep decision-making...

Week 5: The change you didn’t choose

The change you didn’t choose – and how to handle it  Week 5 of lockdown and the long-term impact of the current situation is starting to become evident to organisations across all sectors. For all leaders, there is a realisation that they have entered a change process...

Week 3: A marathon not a sprint

Running a marathon not a sprint.  Week 3 of the lockdown and the shock of the change is receding, but the bad news keeps coming. A prime minister in hospital and the Queen speaking to the nation underscores the seriousness and justifies the fears that people have. We...

Week 1: Leading in a virtual environment

Leading in a virtual environment: Some lessons from the first week of working from home: 5 things for a leader to think about when working remotely. 1 How do you look?  You are ‘at work’ so think about what people can see in the background of your video call – it can...