In Part 2 of our "Leading Remotely" theme, ORGANIC agility® leadership coach Andrea Tomasini, shares his insights of the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on organisations, addressing why some companies have fared better. He also gives tips on how leaders can increase effectiveness when working remotely whilst finding ways to reduce stress levels amongst employees.
In Part 2 of our "collaboration" series, agile42 coach Mariet Visser, provides her take on the new collaborative environment we're finding ourselves in. Collaboration is a skill we constantly need to work at and is something which evolves over time. As our context and the people with whom we work shifts, so does how we collaborate. Collaboration heavily relies on trust and our ability to be open & honest with one another; something that can be much more difficult to achieve in a virtual setting.
Executive Agile Coach, Andrea Tomasini, was invited by "The Product Bakery Podcast" to do a podcast on leadership mindset development. In this episode, Andrea shares his deep experience and best practices on Agile transitions, the challenges one faces and what companies and leaders can do to better manage uncertainty.
Culture is, briefly, “the way we do things around here”. It is the context of all activities within an organization and sets the norms for what behaviour is acceptable and what is not acceptable. It has a very strong influence on how people behave. And companies that are unaware of their culture, uninterested in what it means, or lacking the right tools, risk ending up with a culture that does not fit their strategy.
Archetypes tie together in an intuitive and powerful way a diverse range of concepts that affect leaders and organizations. Archetypes are part of stories: they represent structures or character types that stand for, or even represent, collective ideas, ideals, characteristics, fears, and desires.
What COVID-19 has to do with the Viennese plague in the 18th century, what parallels we can draw between entrepreneurial and personal crisis management, what role agility plays in this and why it pays off to have a lot of Augustins with bagpipes.