In her recent Forbes article, Margie Warrell shared how leaders can build a ‘Culture Of Courage’ that empowers the virtual team in the age of remote work due to COVID-19.
Ground yourself in self-certainty
Leaders are like emotional barometers, providing ‘cues’ to everyone else on how to respond and behave. If you’re anxious, you will stoke fear, undermining objective decision making and constricting the collective creativity of your team.
So when so much is uncertain and outside your control, if employees feel certain that you’re in control of yourself, it forms of psychological safety net that frees their creative.
So before you focus on strategies and processes, get your head and heart in the right space. Ground yourself in ‘self-certainty’, clear about who you want to be as a leader. Only then can you show up with the calm, confident ‘can do’ spirit needed to harness the best and bravest in everyone around you.
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Bestselling author and lauded speaker Margie Warrell draws on her background in Fortune 500 business coaching and psychology to equip people with the mindset and strategies to lead themselves and others to achieve stronger outcomes. Her insights have also been shaped by her work and interviews with leaders and luminaries such as Sir Richard Branson, former Australian Prime Minister John Howard and hotelier Bill Marriott.
Margie’s diverse client list includes NASA, Accenture, Deloitte, British Telecom, Johnson & Johnson, Australian Institute of Sport, Facebook, Mars, Shell Oil, Microsoft, Oracle, and the United Nations Foundation.
Aside from being a business coach and keynote speaker, Margie Warrell is also a guest lecturer at Columbia and Georgetown Universities, and a sought after commentator with leading media including the Wall Street Journal, Sky News, CNN, Fox News, Today Show, Al Jazeera. Her Forbes ‘Courage Works’ column has been read by millions.
Margie Warrell’s bestselling books include “Find Your Courage”, “Stop Playing Safe”, “Brave”, and “Make Your Mark”. Most recently, Margie’s book “Make Your Mark: A Guidebook for the Bravehearted” garnered praise from TV personality and known adventurer Bear Grylls who called it “A book for the brave!”
Some of Margie’s awards include being named as one of The Top 100 Women To Watch in the USA (2010), Australia’s first Ambassador for Women in Global Business (2015) and an honouree at Women’s Economic Forum (2015).
Margie’s speaking topics are entitled:
- Brave Leadership
- Thrive Through Change
- Speak with Power
- Make Your Mark
- Women Rising
- Next Gen Leaders
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