How a Pandemic Changes Leadership
When governments across the world began to issue stay-at-home orders and companies mandated virtual work, everyone had to shift their priorities. Business leaders were faced with some tough real-time challenges. As leaders look to broader, longer-term concerns, here are a few insights from Real Leaders, the preferred partner publication of YPO, on leading through difficult times, how social entrepreneurs are powering through the pandemic and what life might look like beyond COVID.
Not ‘Business as Usual’: How 5 Social Entrepreneurs Are Fighting the Coronavirus
As leaders who aim to solve a diverse range of problems, from poverty to pollution, social entrepreneurs are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and help in a time of crisis.
5 Leadership Lessons From Female Leaders to Power Us Through Difficult Times
As leaders, we must build confidence while guiding and supporting employees and customers through the storm. But there’s some good news: we can look to female leaders for their leadership lessons during difficult times.
6 Common Mistakes Leaders Make When Making a Decision
The reason Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger are so successful is because they have thought deeply about decision-making processes. Business leaders are decision-making machines. They make decisions all day long, which is, after all, what they get paid for. Nevertheless, there are six common decision-making traps they fall into.
4 Ways Business Can Look Beyond the Pandemic Scramble
Organizations are now operating in a state of chaos and uncertainty, thanks to COVID-19. Planning for the threats and opportunities ahead is an unprecedented leadership challenge—and relying on trusted categories will be futile. Leaders will need to develop the ability to seek clarity across gradients of possibility — that is, the skill of full-spectrum thinking.
For more crisis leadership lessons like these check out the COVID-19: Leading Through Crisis page on YPO.org. All YPO members can find breaking news, offer insights and view current discussions happening about COVID-19 impact within the YPO community on the YPO member-only platform.