Recently, Petra Coach hosted a Coaches’ Corner – a 1-hour session of live Q&A with Certified Petra Coaches. This webinar featured coaches David Pierce, Ryan Markel and Lead Accountability Coach Taylor Brown.
The content is invaluable to leaders during this unprecedented time.
You can find the full recording here.
To augment the recording, below is a brief recap of questions and answers from the session.
Tip: Getting started is the most important / Make it a commitment
Virtual can be done – by all ages. We were forced into it and focused on it.
People are surprised that work items are still getting done and productivity is up
People are taking business risks because they know that we’re already at the worst that could happen. Plans that have been talked about for many years are not being executed in less than a month. The fear of the unknown is greater than the actual outcome
There will be major impacts technologically:
Daily Huddles. They are becoming more important. If a team didn’t see value in it before, they are definitely now seeing it.
Yesterday there was an article that stated that there’s been more money going back into the fund, that’s been funded out the past two weeks. There is still $150 billion left in the PPP funds – so if you haven’t applied, do so. If you’re eligible then take advantage of it.
Not sure if this is going to happen yet, but they may extend the 8-week period, which would help those who had to shut down.
Focusing on Retention
Unlimited Vacation Policy
If there are team members that don’t want to come back, get to the root of it and ask them why. Some people may have health risks and are being cautious. At the end of the day – we are all eventually going to have to come back.
This can be so helpful with communication in the workplace. Understand how each style acts under stress and be aware of it to combat it.
Each style under stress:
D – demanding, nervy, aggressive, egotistical
I – self-promoting, overly optimistic, gabbing
S – non-demonstrative, hesitant, inflexible
C – pessimistic, picky, fussy, overall critical
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