ICMA FREE 2022 Coaching Webinar - Everyone Has Personal Challenges: How to balance personal requirements and organizational demands
Includes a Live Web Event on 11/17/2022 at 1:30 PM (EST)
We all want to support our teammates, however, it can be difficult when that teammate is never there to help carry the load. We all struggle to ensure that our personal life does not impact our professional life, but it seems consistently more difficult to separate the two. Caregivers get calls to pick up a sick child; an employee that owns rental properties gets a call about a pipe bursting; the boss needs to have knee surgery and is out for two weeks…These challenges are a part of life, and we must accept them and determine how to best work through them if we are to maintain a successful team.
- Hear two perspectives: the employee who had to be at work throughout the pandemic vs the member of the organization who was able to telework
- Should we be asking, “What can I do to help the organization?” instead of “How can the organization help me?” Is this part of the generational divide? (Traditionalists are loyal to the organization while Gen Z is loyal to the position?)
- What are some practical ways to manage a team member being away due to personal issues?