Leadership & COVID

Webinars

Managing with Empathy: As we begin to manage others during a time of social distancing, how can managers help bridge the gap as workers are working remotely and are dealing with the additional stressors of uncertainty, change, and other issues related to the pandemic? This training addresses:
  • Providing resources for increased anxiety, stress or depression
  • Recognizing mental health issues that may occur as screen time and isolation increase
  • Helping hold people accountable with empathy
  • How to hold and set boundaries while working remotely
  • What is empathy and how to increase it in the digital arena
You can view this webinar by clicking here. Use the password: s3.Uw2KW Transforming your Team Overnight: This webinar looks at how many managers have had to learn how to manage remote workers quickly and during challenging and stressful times. Learn valuable information to help make the transition easier.

Leading during a crisis -- How leaders can support their teams: This 20-minute webinar delves in to what employees may be facing during the pandemic and how managers can support them. This small panel of counselors discuss the trauma response and how layers of stress can affect employees and appropriate ways managers can respond. Click here to view this on-demand webinar.
 

Trusted Links to Articles

How can you, as leaders and managers, support others while still taking care of yourself? Guy Winch, renown psychologist, author and speaker, addresses this topic in his blog.

Leaders who are able to lead with empathy and acknowledge the emotions of others, such as fear, grief, frustration or anger, are able to help balance the logical side of people and their emotional side during this challenging time. This article will help show the importance of this skill.

Many people could be experiencing grief during this time. Here's how you can help manage grief in the workplace.

Here's another great article about supporting employee's during the grief process.

Guy Winch talks about how companies can protect their employees' emotional health during a pandemic in this short article.
 

Handouts

  • How can you manage your team after COVID-19's fallout? Here are a few tips to help leaders.
  • Working from home can be tough on managers and employees. Here are a few tips to help managers help their employees thrive while working from home.