Right now we are living in a time when the challenges facing management is at an all time high, especially when it comes to managing crises. The combination of advancements in technology, economic uncertainty and volatility of the marketplace all have put unique pressure on not only nonprofit leaders but for-profit leaders as well. Perhaps you as a nonprofit leader feel like every week, you are facing a new crisis in your organization. And these crises are becoming more complex. You may be surprised to learn that a 2022 study by IBM pointed out that managing disruption is a top concern for CEO’s. Today’s guest, Paul Falcone, explains what leaders in management positions can do to build resiliency and effectively manage disruptions in their organization.
Paul is an expert in crisis management, a best-selling author and the principal of Paul Falcone Workplace Leadership Consulting LLC, which specializes in leadership training, executive coaching, and HR advisory services. He was also the former Chief Human Resources Officer at Nickelodeon.
Paul explains that in order to build resilience in an organization, leaders need to open up opportunities for honest conversations. He compares it to sitting around a campfire where people can connect on a deeper level, about the challenges their organization may be facing. He believes leaders must practice this skill of constructive communication in order to proactively tackle problems. Paul also shares what leaders need to do in order to prevent employee burnout and turnover. When it comes to layoffs and terminations that must happen at times, he explains the right way and wrong way to approach it. Finally, Paul describes qualities of the best type of leader and how one can become a boss everyone will want to work for.
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