Pandemic Inspired Leadership Lessons #2: Practice Adaptive Leadership

Leading in the midst of any kind of sustained crisis is risky business. Most crises involve at least two distinct phases.  And the work needing to be done in each is distinctly different.  For example, during the crisis phase (which is essentially what many colleges and universities have been experiencing since March) our priority is … Continue reading Pandemic Inspired Leadership Lessons #2: Practice Adaptive Leadership

Pandemic Inspired Leadership Lessons: #1 Plan Now for a Post-Pandemic Future

If history is any indication, crises spur innovation.  For example, the great Renaissance was borne out of the Black Death, a time in which a third of Europe‚Äôs population died.  Historians have written that the horrors of the Black Death disease eventually led to a period of creative adaptation and the development of medical science … Continue reading Pandemic Inspired Leadership Lessons: #1 Plan Now for a Post-Pandemic Future