The world continues to change, rapidly. Last time we talked about communicating internally, here’s a brief overview of those tips:
Revisit policies and procedures
Identify a communication czar
Create fair and equitable remote work and remote work guidelines
We have two podcasts left in this series and I wanted to talk about something a little different. Forward-thinking non-profits, and other organizations, should use this time as an opportunity to develop leaders within. For varying reasons: it is a good time to delegate (so as to not be overwhelmed); the focus on virtual professional development has never been greater; and you can leave a legacy of success that outlasts you.
Tip 1: Delegation
Establish your point person, but engage other talented people.
Be careful because you don’t want to overwhelm, but the time is ripe to call people in your organization to add continual value-we are in a state of urgency and, practically, a state of urgency will separate out levels of competency.
Are there capable people in your organization asking for more responsibility? Oblige them. This HBR article is worth your time right now. The article addresses leading during a crisis.
Delegating during a crisis has risks: