Ethics, brand legacy and treating humans how we’d like to be treated all typically fly out the window when a company is scrambling to save either itself or shareholder confidence during a recession. Often, the impact of cutting employee numbers has consequences far beyond a CEO’s bottom-line goals. Here are three options for ethical leaders when layoffs become your most difficult decision.
Paths to 2030
Every leader needs to harness one big, seemingly impossible question heading into 2023: “How Will You Adjust, or Disrupt-on-Purpose This Year?” This is the moral and ethical question to create a business that can drive through and adjust productively in our new era.
Whether you’re transforming your organization towards stakeholder capitalism, or adapting how you engage your team to become more invested in your organization’s mission, start with this guidance to help you find optimism, purpose and mission.
People’s lives and businesses have been upended by the pandemic. The language we use in our post-Covid world must allow us to talk about how to tackle the problem of purpose and create a sense of hope so that people can move forward.
Many of your employees are likely fearful about the advancement of artificial intelligence and the rapid rate of technological evolution. This is where the onus falls on you to tie the reskilling process to team members’ professional development.
Diversity without inclusion in the workplace is harmful. Find out what steps you can take as a people leader to make your organization a safe environment where all employees can flourish.
An emotionally intelligent workforce will handle the future better and avoid burnout. It starts with the company leaders – here’s my three-step process to developing your leadership EQ.