Tag Archives: Covid-19
It’s a VUCA and a BANI World
July 2022 The BANI framework offers a lens through which to see and structure what’s happening in the world. At least at a surface level, the components of the acronym might even hint at opportunities for response: brittleness could be … Continue reading
Leadership Library Review: “Navigating the Cultural Shift and Fostering a Developmental Society” (Coaches Rising Interview with Tomas Björkman)
November 2021 We think that we can negotiate with our planetary boundaries and are all subject to the fixed market, when it’s actually the opposite. – Tomas Bjorkman What are the big take-aways? Note: This podcast dialogue speaks not just … Continue reading
Leadership Library Review — “The Pause Principle: Step Back to Lead Forward” by Kevin Cashman (Berrett-Koehler, 2012)
July 2021 All real change begins with self-change; pause is a catalyst of self-change. – Kevin Cashman I loved Cashman’s previous leadership handbook, Leadership from the Inside Out, which I previously reviewed here in the Leadership Library and wrote about … Continue reading
Returning to the Office: Whether, When and How?
May 2021 “[Microsoft] plans to remove restrictions only once the virus acts ‘more like an endemic virus such as the seasonal flu,’ an executive wrote.” In the U.S. and some other parts of the world where Covid-19 vaccines have been … Continue reading
Leadership Library: “You Make the Path by Walking”
October 2020 “You Make the Path by Walking” A favored quotation of poet David Whyte’s is this one from the 19th-century Spanish writer, Antonio Machado: Pathmaker, your footstepsare the path and nothing more;pathmaker, there is no path,you make the path … Continue reading
To What Leadership Opportunities Are We Awakening?
June 2020 To What Leadership Opportunities Are We Awakening? The pandemic news is tough; it’s relentless, emotionally exhausting, and carries more information and questions and implications than our brains can comprehend. Anxiety is a natural response to such extreme incoherence … Continue reading
For Leaders, What Does “Planning” Look Like Now?
May 2020 For Leaders, What Does “Planning” Look Like Now? Whether we choose to adopt this perspective or not, we humans are being individually and collectively transformed – as a species – by the Covid-19 global phenomenon. The pandemic is … Continue reading
Leadership Library Review: Seven Things I Am Learning from My Clients in the Pandemic
April 2020 What I Am Learning from My Clients In the weeks since the pandemic began I have been astounded, heartened and elevated by everything that my leadership coaching and consulting clients are teaching me and – insofar as I … Continue reading