Leading Through a Pandemic

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Jo Ann Koontz, PL and Marina Parkin, CPA talk with professional business coach John Seiffer, CEO Bootcamp. A long term and unexpected event like the coronavirus will put stress on a business. John presents the importance of scenario planning and process development for alleviating and reversing the effects of the pandemic on your business.

1:49 John Seiffer introduction. Defining management and leadership.

4:39 Leadership: What's different about leading during a pandemic?

6:15 Scenario Planning - Solution for planning your business during a pandemic.

7:58 Management: Functions of management.

9:21 Remote management. Importance of developing structure.

11:45 Examples of structure during a pandemic: culture, asynchronous/synchronous communication and better meetings

18:44 Developing and monitoring processes in a work-from-home environment.

22:45 Scaling a remote company: building functions.

25:45 Staying on track and identifying sub-processes.

31:20 How to check in with your people and the importance of being human?

37:25 The choice of working from home vs working in the office.

40:20 Importance of time blocking.


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