The pandemic is creating significant shifts in how we operate, interact with each other, create value etc. In this interview Dr Claudelle talks to well renowned work psychologist Dr Natasha Winkler-Titus about how leaders can successfully go through the transition to leading teams remotely and building a coherent culture when employees are dispersed. They also touch on the bad habits we should leave behind as we move into a new normal.
The Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdowns around the globe has put a spotlight on the need for empathy. Many have been able to display great empathy, while others have been struggling. I suspect that those organisations that have typically been bottom line driven, would have found it a lot more difficult to deal with the levels of empathy required in dealing with employees who suddenly had to go into a mini diaspora, while dealing with the inevitable bereavement that accompanied the virus as it wreaked havoc.