A Challenge represents an Opportunity:
Developing Your People While They Work Remotely During the COVID-19 Outbreak
The current disruption caused by the threat of COVID is impacting people in the areas of health, inconvenience, and fear. Companies are forced to have office workers adopt a telecommuting or work-from-home mode of working to avoid large gatherings of people where disease can be more easily spread. As we’re becoming increasingly proficient with remote work, now the anticipation of relaxed social distancing guidelines is creating even more ambiguity and generating new anxieties within the workforce.
While technology makes distance work possible, it doesn’t change the need for people to be led, motivated, and feel connected. Plus, the seemingly endless layering of fears, anxieties and unknowns are driving the workplace, whether virtual or in-person, into a convergence of personal and professional personas. A manager’s job keeps getting harder and the risk of losing people or people becoming distressed has gotten much higher. If it wasn’t clear before the pandemic, it is now: the manager’s responsibilities have officially extended beyond a transactional relationship into a wholly connected relationship.
Your People Your Solution has for years specialized in delivering coaching and other people-focused solutions to clients around the world by using technology to connect, develop, and transform people.
Based on our experience, we feel that there are three elements to effectively manage through this time when your workforce is geographically distributed and craving emotional structure.
- Enable leaders to better manage a distributed team
- Build a sense of team among distributed team members
- Coach individuals so they grow and flourish during this time. With many of our people working remotely and with more time on their hands, now is the time to invest in coaching and development, at a customized and reasonable cost.
Here are our offerings in each of these realms:
Employee Coaching: “Coaching for Success” – Program of ongoing, individual and/or team virtual coaching sessions for employees and managers.
Vent and Reinvent Coaching Session: Available for any employee who is feeling stressed, anxious, stuck, frustrated, demotivated or isolated. This one-time session when needed and will serve as a source of fresh air while helping reinvent the internal narrative, creating a new one that feels better and is action-oriented.
Remote Manager Class: “Managing a Geographically Distributed Team” – Manager training via webinar.
Manager Expansion: Manager training sessions for managers using techniques and practices to integrate connection and humanity into their teams.
Employee Investment Sessions: “Lunch and Learns for a 21st Century Workforce” – Series of employee webinars on various personal and professional growth topics
“I’m not alone”, group meetings: Imagine the format of a study hall but over zoom and with a coach who is there to keep you motivated. The employees will know times available when they can log in and think and work together while being motivated by a coach who can keep you moving forward and increase productivity.
Professional Development virtual Book Club: We will be starting soon a zoom professional development book club where we all read the same book during two weeks and then have a discussion facilitated by a professional coach on how the book applies to our professional life.
Planning for the future in a world of uncertainty: Coaching sessions to plan for the future as all the pieces around us are moving. We will tackle and leverage on the few things that we can still control and use the uncertainty in our advantage while we make sure that we keep moving forward.
For more information please visit www.yourpeopleyoursolution or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Robertson Joins Your People Your Solution
Your People Your Solution Announces HR, Culture, and Talent Expert Brings New Breadth to Growing Company
Research Triangle Park, NC
— October 14, 2019 —
Today, Your People Your Solution, a premier executive coaching firm, announced that Amy Robertson, an experienced global HR executive, has joined the company as a Principal Human Resources, Culture, and Talent Consultant.
“Amy brings a wealth of experience, practical knowledge, and a remarkable skill set to our company. She fills out our capability matrix beautifully,” said Eric Larsen, Partner and Co-Founder, at Your People Your Solution. “This allows us to provide a one-stop people solution for our clients.”
Meet Amy Robertson
Amy Robertson has over 25 years of dynamic experience, holding past global executive and senior leadership positions at ChannelAdvisor Corporation, Red Hat, Inc. and AICPA. Her early career experience started in consulting with Aon Hewitt in their actuarial and consulting departments. Amy holds a bachelor’s degree from NC State University in Applied Mathematics. She is passionate about her alma mater and is on the board of directors for the NC State College of Sciences Foundation and is a past commencement speaker for the department of mathematics. She is also passionate about mental health and serves on the board of directors for NAMI NC and is a facilitator for education in Wake County for caregivers of youth with mental health struggles.
“I am pleased to be joining Orit and Eric at YPYS,” said Amy, “I have watched their firm grow over the last several years and am excited to bring my experiences into such a highly-regarded company. Both they and I see the need for a team-based approach to the challenges and opportunities companies face today.
Your People Your Solution
Amy brings the ability for Your People Your Solution to provide their clients with experienced HR knowledge. This will allow companies who do not have an HR department be able to receive leadership from one of the most experienced HR professionals in the region. In addition, Amy will be available to consult with companies on a wide variety of topics such as workforce alignment, culture, leader development, and executive effectiveness. These offerings are being added to YPYS’ existing robust executive coaching programs.
“I have known Amy Robertson both personally and professionally for many years,” said Orit Ramler-Szulik,” Partner and Co-Founder of Your People Your Solution. “She has always impressed me with her knowledge, her skills, and her passion for people. I am thrilled to have her on our team.”
Founded in 2016, Your People Your Solution is a premier provider of innovative coaching and training programs. YPYS delivers a wide range of services to enable leaders be better leaders and people perform at their best.
Your People Your Solution is a Research Triangle-based company, registered in the state of North Carolina.
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