Our perception and assessment of the current situation is shaped by our personal perspective and depends heavily on how we ourselves are affected. A sum of what is positive for us and what limits or worries us.
Corona has caused shock among many managers. Understandably so! The real economic threat can hardly be controlled. The protection of the employees has priority. (Many managers also forget that they themselves can fall ill)!
Now, at the latest, we are all aware that we have made a good start in Germany, but that the end and, above all, the way there is not yet in sight. We need to find a good compromise between the health, economic and social risks, not only in Germany but internationally.
Take strategic leadership of your virtual teams! At 3k, we thought it was mostly about technology & rules of the game (Slack, MS Teams, Zoom, Skype - doesn't matter what you use) when we implemented our coaching program "Jump Start - Virtual Leadership".
Gratitude, empathy, caring and praise have been a core theme of good bosses over the past 4 weeks. By addressing them directly in video conferences and through personal emails, many managers have kept their team together with positive feedback.