No matter how hard we try to separate our personal and professional lives, when tragedy strikes, one has a direct impact on the other.

As Leaders, it’s critical to know how to support your team through hardship, because no organization is immune to crisis.

Workplace cultures can suppress conversations about mental health, crisis and trauma, or invite them. I am a believer that these topics should not be stigmatized in the workplace, but invited in an appropriate way.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • How to validate your team’s feelings without feeling like you have to fix what they are going through.
  • What our teams need to hear from us about our feelings so they feel supported.
  • The tragic experiences we have weathered as a team at Priority VA and how we have accommodated those who needed extended time off.
  • The beautiful culture that can emerge from crisis.

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Supporting Resources:

Chemo and Moving Toward Scary Things With Dina Cataldo (Episode 51)
Truth & Trust: Communication in Life & Business (Episode 52)
How I Battle My Fear of Public Speaking (Episode 48)
Leadership Through The Challenging Times In Business (Episode 44)
Creating a Culture that Works as a Marketing Plan (Episode 46)

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