Leading in a crisis

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  1. What are some assumptions or ideas that were upended because of the COVID19 crisis?
  2. What are the typical images and traits required for leaders?
  3. Why do you think there is a need for change in the leadership playbook?
  4. What are the benefits of transparency in communication and frequent communication?
  5. Why do you think honesty creates more psychological safety for people?
  6. Do you agree with Barstian’s comment saying, “It is far more important to communicate when you don’t have the answers than when you do”?
  7. Do you have any stories to tell regarding the second point – acting with urgency despite incomplete information?
  8. How would you describe your workplace and the leadership in your organization?
  9. How important is it to feel that you have a role and that you’re contributing to the organization?
  10. Please list the key points from the article, to summarize the story.
  11. Can you list the new vocabulary you learned from this article? What are the definitions of the vocabulary in this context? Can you make your own sentence with the words?