After two years of the COVID pandemic and a virtual work environment, employees are hungry to connect with their leaders and teammates, and are at or approaching burnout. In the virtual environment, meetings are often scheduled back-to-back, with little time to
Effective communication is difficult in the best of times. During volatile, uncertain, complex and
ambiguous times, with many team members working remotely, communication becomes even more
difficult. Leaders who effectively communicate are intentional. They know that how they communicate
with team members can significantly impact performance morale, and results. Let’s break it down.
Creating alignment is one of the greatest leadership challenges, particularly when leading large, dispersed teams through times of change. It is even more important during times of uncertainty with teammates working remotely. Alignment enables agility and speed. Misalignment leads to frustration,
Trust is an incredibly important ingredient in team performance, especially considering the current challenges and climate. As leaders, everything you do and say will either build or erode trust. It is one or the other. Trust takes time to build and is easily destroyed. Be intentional in your actions and with your word. Choose to build trust.