Executive Coach Maggie Craddock is back, sharing how virtual working relationships can thrive in today’s world. She is the author of Lifeboat: Navigating Unexpected Career Change and Disruption.
To be competitive in today’s and the post-pandemic workplace, one must develop new skills. If your job can be done virtually, there is a good chance that moving forward; you will be able to work virtually at least twenty percent of the time. Are you really prepared? Getting to know yourself on a deeper level and having a level of empathy will help you develop positive virtual working relationships.
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How to have meaningful working relationships
Maggies says, “what you get is what you expect.” Shift your inner alignment emotionally to a neutral stance to create a peaceful working environment for self while engaging with the team virtually. It is of utmost importance to be “present”, actually mindful for at least twenty minutes a day. Moreover, in doing so, you are increasing your personal bandwidth of energy for work and not get caught up in the emotions of workplace politics.
We talk about
- Trading dollars for hours
- Understanding a company’s culture
- What to look for during an interview
- Becoming a thought leader
- Thawing your inner iceberg of suppressed fears, reactions, and memories
- How to navigate uncertainty
- Being aware of the energy you bring to the table.
- Strategic listening
- How specific industries are stressed, such as hospitality and restaurant
- If you can’t work virtually, what skill sets to bring to the table
Maggie Craddock is an executive coach with over 20 years of experience working with clients at all professional spectrum levels. Best known for her work with Fortune 500 CEOs and senior management teams, Maggie has coached people at all professional spectrum levels. She had been featured on CNBC, ABC News, National Public Radio and quoted in national publications including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the Chicago Tribune.