“Networking isn’t about connecting people; it’s about connecting people with ideas and people with opportunities."
– Michelle Jennae
In working through a pandemic, every day teaches us a different lesson. One of the most valuable lessons is also the simplest – our network is our professional lifeline.
It is impossible to ignore that your organization is changing, hour by hour. Leaders everywhere are operating in a new and shifting reality without a playbook. They are doing their best to keep the business running while responding to news reports and government guidelines, sustaining what seems to work, setting new priorities, rewriting the rules, and implementing a slew of changes. Like it or not, now is the time to do more than just produce great work. It’s the time to broaden your impact and your network.
Well hidden behind a mask of mixed emotions often lies a particularly difficult emotion that can leave us reeling and slipping into one of those can’t-catch-your-breath, ugly crying jags.
Pandemic life is our new reality and a daily lesson in navigating the
5 Stages of Grief and Loss, introduced by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her famous 1969 book, On Death and Dying.
Do these look familiar?
The future belongs to the rebel and there’s a rebel in each of us. Author Francesca Gino identifies these 5 rebel traits. How many can you claim? How many are you up for developing?
Taking this quiz answers the question: what kind of rebel am I?
Want to know more? Check out this summary of Rebel Talent.
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what work makes you come alive and go do it.”
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