I imagine some of you, like me, collect leadership lessons—stories, quotes, and quips—like vacation souvenirs. They are reminders filed in color-coded folders and remainders of a provocative book or intriguing conversation that we hold onto like treasured ephemera.
When the pandemic struck, many organizations were forced to quickly choose: switch their events and courses to a virtual format, cancel entirely, or postpone until next year. A lot of brave organizations made the shift to a digital experience.
Shawn René is a dramaturg in New York City, directing programs with The Field and serving as the resident dramaturg for The American Slavery Project's Unheard Voices.
How do you empower a global team in the midst of uncertainty?
Dr. Prakash Tyagi is the Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital. GRAVIS works in the Thar Desert of India, focusing on holistic community development support, including providing access to clean water, education, food security, and health care.
I have been working successfully from various homes and temporary offices for more than five years. Here are ten simple tips that I hope are useful as most of us continue to work from home.
How can leaders find calm and patience when the stakes are so high?
What can you do if your organization has not prepared for a moment like this?
We spoke with Alison Wagner, Director of Volunteer Services and Complementary Therapies with the Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice, known as the North Star Care Community and one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit hospices in the United States.
I’ll keep this simple, as many of us have a lot on our minds as we experience the world grappling with a public health crisis.