Without notice, the coronavirus pandemic forced companies to radically change how their people worked. Nearly 90% of businesses globally mandated or encouraged their employees to work from home, as the virus spread exponentially (Gartner, 2020).
Twelve months later, with vaccines being rolled out, organisations are developing return-to-work strategies. Leaders have a unique opportunity to engineer smarter ways of working. The research indicates that for many organisations working-life will look very different to pre-2020 norms. A recent Gartner study reports that close to half of all employees will work remotely at least some of the time in the post-pandemic world., compared with 30% before Covid-19.
A larger remote workforce will force leaders to rethink their approaches to leading teams. Many challenges surfaced last year including trust issues between remote managers and staff working from home. The cost of working...
Partnership with the Clean Energy Council
Leadium is delighted to partner with the peak body, the Clean Energy Council to support their members to communicate more skilfully while working remotely.
With an unprecedented number of people working remotely, communication has moved from face-to-face to mostly video conferencing. This brings its own set of challenges. Without the usual in-person cues and clues, sharing ideas, making tough decisions and driving change can be difficult. It’s harder to stay focused, claiming airtime can be tricky and miscommunication is more common.
High Impact Virtual Communications webinar
The Clean Energy Council's Women in Renewables program is supporting their members during this challenging time and are inviting both men and women to come and learn from Leadium Director, Sharon Longridge.
Sharon will be facilitating an insightful and practical webinar that will support members to sharpen their virtual...