Until We Meet Again, Let’s Get Inspired Together

By: Yael Shafrir, Chief Marketing Officer, Meet in Place

Try our first CoronaDays weekend round-up of worthwhile articles on leadership and business culture, curated to inspire you!

The world is fighting a pandemic, an “infodemic“, and for many, an information overload. To help, we’ve curated some impactful articles from around the internet this week. 

We hope you find value in these, as we did.

No more Must-Reads for you, but - you might enjoy these well written articles.

  1. Are You Leading Through the Crisis … or Managing the Response? (HBR).
  2. When it comes to the experts in Crisis Leadership, these two writers – both directors of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard – have powerful insights to share. For twenty years, they have researched and observed executives in high-stakes, high-pressure situations and here they share some of those lessons. Note how they differentiate between leading and managing, and describe the 4 Leadership Traps with real-world examples.

  1. Two Principles for Leading Your Organization Through the COVID-19 Crisis (Kellogg)
  2. You’re going to do the right thing, and you’re going to do the best you can do. Harry Kraemer, former chairman and CEO of $12 billion global healthcare company Baxter International and clinical professor of leadership at Kellogg, shares the 2 main things leaders need to understand in a crisis.

  1. The Power of Resilience in a Time of Uncertainty – video (MIT)
  2. Resilience. It’s that key quality that differentiates top performers from the rest. Join MIT professor Yossi Sheffi as he discusses how to build resilience and enhance risk management in any organization.
  1. This Podcast from Pivot
  2. Packed with interesting insights, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss everything from the US economy to data privacy in a public health emergency. Watch out for a fascinating discussion around minute 31:00, where the hosts are asked: what if this “work-from-home-moment” – also known as the “great WFH-experiment” – becomes permanent?
Plus, some good news:
  1. Is there any good news about the coronavirus pandemic? (Yes!) (Harvard Medical School)
  1. Tired of The Coronavirus? Here Are 10 Good News Stories You Need Right Now (ScienceAlert)

About the Author:

Yael Shafrir is the Chief Marketing Officer of Meet in Place, a global network of innovative meeting spaces designed for an urban boutique hospitality experience. The Meet in Place philosophy is rooted in meeting science, as every design feature and amenity offered serves a unique purpose to make meetings as productive as possible. 

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