How to prepare for your Hot Topic discussion

Listen to the podcast excerpt and write down your thoughts and observations. During your Squad meeting, use the discussion questions to guide your conversation with your Squad. 

Listen to Communicating Through Crisis, with Winnie Lerner (Recommended Excerpt from 7:30 - 19:30)

Discussion Questions

  • Winnie describes how her company’s leadership team supported employees with transitioning to working remote full-time. How does tapping into empathetic leadership benefit leaders, employees, and ultimately a company’s culture?

  • Virtual volunteering is just one way that some companies have approached supporting working parents during this period of full-time remote working. What actions have you taken as a leader to help unite and show support for employees’ specific circumstances?

  • In navigating a crisis or periods of uncertainty, Winnie discusses how it’s crucial to first identify specific needs. Once identified, the next step is to formulate a strategy. Do you agree with her thought process and approach? What strategies have worked for you in coming up with a plan to navigate evolving, unprecedented situations?