The Covid-19 situation is putting our resilience to the test. Working has taken on a whole new meaning, whether we’re essential workers or working from home or furloughed. We’ve had to pivot as individuals, teams, organizations, and in our personal lives as well. Good leadership has always been important, but now how we guide our people has become a central focus. It requires an increased level of awareness. It requires being a Conscious Leader — and breaking with the old patterns and habits so deeply embedded in what we do.
How can leaders overhaul their approach and better support their people? Start with mental health, and pay attention. People are under incredible mental strain — no matter the circumstances, and this won’t end when the initial crisis is over.