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Resilience: The Art of Knowing When to Swivel and Twist

Adversity, difficulties and disruptive changes help us build resiliency. During the last nine months, the pandemic has forced us to learn, adapt and anticipate how to do things differently.  And, like the old game of Twister, many businesses have shown us how crucial it is to change direction, swivel and reposition, by changing their approaches …

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Demonstrate Leadership to Overcome the Impact of Social Distancing

According to Cigna’s 2020 Loneliness Index, there is a loneliness epidemic in America, with three in five adults (61%) reporting they are lonely (a 7% increase from 2018). During the Coronavirus pandemic, researchers expect greater social isolation and social distancing will have negative effects on employees, especially ones who already feel lonely or isolated.

Avoid Deadly Organizational Storms and Employee Silence

Unlike natural disasters, many organizational rogue waves can often be avoided and/or minimized. Effective leaders communicate and prepare their “crews” for rough seas and unexpected weather patterns so that they know what to do. When crews hear “hold fast,” for example, they know to batten down the hatches and get to a secure position. Prepared for changes and obstacles, they are more likely to navigate the challenges without media attention and/or employees abandoning the ship.

Leadership Influenza – Inoculation Strategies

Leaders need to take year-round care to inoculate and prevent the unnecessary talent “influenza” such as workplace fatigue and resignations. Companies invest time and money in their employees and then their investments walk out the door when top talent leaves.