“Crises, replete with both complexity and change, require executives to both lead and manage effectively. Addressing the urgent needs of the present is the work of management. You need to make immediate choices and allocate resources. The pace is fast, and actions are decisive.
Leading, by contrast, involves guiding people to the best possible eventual outcome over this arc of time. Your focus needs to be on what is likely to come next and readying to meet it. That means seeing beyond the immediate to anticipate the next three, four, or five obstacles.
Alex Nyabola2021-08-23T16:29:14+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Tools for Leading Through Crisis
Tools for Leading Through Crisis: Leadership and Management Assessment A self-assessment tool based on John Kotter’s work on the distinct functions of leadership and management will help you identify your strengths and areas for further [...]
Alex Nyabola2021-08-23T16:30:11+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Skills Needed to Lead Through Crisis
Skills Needed to Lead Through Crisis Planning for a Crisis: Leaders who can effectively lead planning for a crisis possess the skills to carry out the following planning stages: "Stage 1: Establishing a Crisis Team; [...]
Alex Nyabola2021-08-23T16:31:04+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Approaches to Leading Through Crisis
Approaches to Leading Through Crisis There are several models and frameworks for leading through crisis that can be helpful. Survive/Thrive (Kotter) Kotter contrasts leading from survival (using a threat-seeking radar rooted in fear) with leading [...]
Alejandro Solis2021-08-19T17:42:14+00:00March 11th, 2021|Comments Off on The SIMPLER Model: How to Lead Better Through a Crisis by Rob O’Donohue (2020)
“The SIMPLER Model: How to Lead Better Through a Crisis” by Rob O’Donohue (2020) "A crisis acutely challenges your capabilities to deal with uncertainty, manage emotions, listen to yourself and others, and make decisions in [...]
Alejandro Solis2021-08-19T17:38:18+00:00March 11th, 2021|Comments Off on The Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership by Gianpiero Petriglieri (2020)
“The Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership” by Gianpiero Petriglieri (2020) "It is often said that a strong vision makes a good leader. But in a crisis, people don’t need a vision to inspire them–they’re already [...]
Leading in Crisis: Managing...
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By: Hal Denton (Author), Fiona Lally (Author), Laurie Denton (Editor), Francesca Lally (Illustrator), Jack Pirtle (Illustrator), Darryl Jack (Photographer) View Online