Knowing your people, being clear about what you are asking people to do and why, adjusting priorities and expectations to align your team, and focusing on growing and nurturing your culture have never been more important.
My experience highlights the need for agility on any team. In this example, the initial goal of summiting was changed on the fly. My family embraced the new objective and pitched in to make it happen. We trusted one another. We were steadfast in our commitments to one another.
Communicating during difficult times is challenging and the responsibility falls squarely on the shoulders of the leader. Before every meeting you conduct, either in person or virtual, take time to reset in advance to be your best self.