How do I support my team during transitions?

How to Best Support Your Team (Asking For a Friend Video)

by | Apr 8, 2021 | Asking For a Friend Featured |

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Practical Ways to Support Your Team in the New Abnormal

Today on Asking For a Friend, we continue the conversation we started in Thriving in the New Abnormal, How to Support Your Team about how to support your team as we transition to the new abnormal.

3:35 We’re so close …  and yet as we look at the next 6 months it’s not looking particularly normal

:50 Dr. Leo Flanagan on Resiliency. We need to prepare for the new abnormal. Just because people are physically safe does not mean they’re feeling psychologically safe. And we need to recognize that people are coming off a period of intense stress and change.

1:17 According to the CDC 41% of us are dealing with signs of anxiety and depression. It’s not going to go away in an instant with a second vaccine.

2:10 How are you helping your team move into this next phase?

  1. Make it safe for people to talk about their feelings (including anonymously).
  2. Include people in the planning.
  3. Give people agency in the future they are creating.
  4. Ask them for their ideas.

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Karin Hurt

Karin Hurt helps human-centered leaders resolve workplace ambiguity and chaos, so that they can drive innovation, productivity and revenue without burning out employees. She’s the founder and CEO of Let’s Grow Leaders, an international leadership development and training firm known for practical tools and leadership development programs that stick. She’s the award-winning author of four books including Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates and Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results-Without Losing Your Soul and a hosts the popular Asking For a Friend Vlog on LinkedIn. A former Verizon Wireless executive, Karin was named to Inc. Magazine’s list of great leadership speakers. Karin and her husband and business partner, David Dye, are committed to their philanthropic initiative, Winning Wells – building clean water wells for the people of Cambodia.

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