How Leaders Can Respond to the Virus and Shift to Virtual Teamwork

In times of a pandemic, fear and panic are prevalent.

It's a very natural and human response. As a leader, how you respond to such events can make or break your team and organization's ability to come together. The two most critical skills to hone during these times of crisis are emotional management and well-thought-out preparation. Yes, we need to move swiftly. At the same time, we need to be intentional in our strategy and communication while honoring the human side of business.

Tags: 

About The Author

Jean Marie DiGiovanna's picture

Jean Marie DiGiovanna, CPCC is an international keynote speaker, corporate educator and certified executive coach who has been helping leaders and their teams think and lead differently for over 25 years. She is a master of experiential learning and speaks on leadership, employee engagement and innovation.

Her programs combine the tool of powerful questions with proven leadership strategies and techniques to create cultural transformation with her clients, who range from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. Jean Marie's programs are highly engaging and content-rich, with tools leaders and their teams can apply immediately to succeed.

To learn more about Jean Marie's keynotes & Leadership programs, visit www.jeanmariespeaks.com

How to Go About Handling Big Data

These days, everything is all about big data. No matter what industry you work in, you are at a disadvantage if you aren't constantly collecting and analyzing data about your customers, target audience, production, marketing, etc. Everything can be monitored or measured in some way. However, working with a large amount of data can be overwhelming if you've never done it before. Here are some basic guidelines to get you started.

Tags: 

About The Author

Jade Pulman's picture

Jade is a full-time mother of three children she adores. She graduated with her bachelors degree in Family Studies and Nutrition and works hard to implement her learning into her family life. When not writing, you can find her in the outdoors or exploring museums and aquariums with her loving husband and children. 

How a Little Humor Can Improve Your Work Life

Laughter and jokes can make us happier and more productive on the job.

Why do we laugh at movies like Office Space or shows like The Office? What’s so funny about work?

Tags: 

About The Author

Greater Good Science Center's picture

This article originally appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

Based at the University of California, Berkeley, the GGSC is unique in its commitment to both science and practice: Not only do we sponsor groundbreaking scientific research into social and emotional well-being, we help people apply this research to their personal and professional lives. Since 2001, we have been at the fore of a new scientific movement to explore the roots of happy and compassionate individuals, strong social bonds, and altruistic behavior—the science of a meaningful life. And we have been without peer in our award-winning efforts to translate and disseminate this science to the public.

Subscribe to RSS - best business
Woman working from home on laptop computer
03/16/2020
In times of a pandemic, fear and panic are prevalent. It's a very natural and human response. As a leader, how you respond to such events can make or break your team and organization's ability to... read more
colorful data stream on screen
01/24/2020
These days, everything is all about big data. No matter what industry you work in, you are at a disadvantage if you aren't constantly collecting and analyzing data about your customers, target... read more
Woman laughing with friends while drinking coffee
11/20/2019
Laughter and jokes can make us happier and more productive on the job. Why do we laugh at movies like Office Space or shows like The Office? What’s so funny about work? For one... read more
Woman working from home on laptop computer
03/16/2020
In times of a pandemic, fear and panic are prevalent. It's a very natural and human response. As a leader, how you respond to such events can make or break your team and organization's ability to... read more
colorful data stream on screen
01/24/2020
These days, everything is all about big data. No matter what industry you work in, you are at a disadvantage if you aren't constantly collecting and analyzing data about your customers, target... read more
Woman laughing with friends while drinking coffee
11/20/2019
Laughter and jokes can make us happier and more productive on the job. Why do we laugh at movies like Office Space or shows like The Office? What’s so funny about work? For one... read more