Help individuals and groups cope with emotions from major reorganizations, layoffs & more
One of the biggest leadership issues coming from the COVID-19 pandemic combined with the volatile economy is how to help yourself and others cope with the many emotions triggered by major changes such as large-scale reorganizations, layoffs, pay cuts, and much more. How can you best lead yourself and others through feelings of uncertainty and loss while at the same time looking ahead to the future?
In revisiting this timeless episode, Scott and I speak with Dr. Leslie Austin about how you can help bring out the best in your organization during major changes. Leslie is an executive coach, organizational consultant, and psychotherapist with the focus of helping companies and individual executives live up to their full potential.
Leslie appears frequently in international, national and local radio, television and print media and has an extensive list of media credentials including frequent regular appearances as a guest expert on CNN/HLN with Nancy Grace, Court TV with Nancy Grace and all the major hosts there, business podcasts, and much more. (read more about Leslie below)
You’ll gain insights on:
- Why acceptance of difficult emotions in ourselves and others is critical to effectively leading your organization through major crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic
- When and how a CEO should approach emotionally distressed individuals and groups
- Three immediately useful guidelines for leading yourself and others through major change
About Dr. Leslie Austin
Dr. Leslie Austin is a psychotherapist, executive coach, and organizational consultant. Her work spans companies of all sizes in many industries. Her insights about helping people understand and take control of their emotions and behavior helps them to consistently make successful, values-based, high-road decisions.
Leslie has also achieved success as a keynote and motivational speaker. She’s made numerous appearances in the media as a frequent and regular guest expert on CNN/HLN with Nancy Grace, Court TV, business podcasts, and much more. Read More about Dr. Leslie Austin
Resources for This Episode
- Listen to our Episode 4 interview with Leslie Austin: “Leading Difficult Star Performers“
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