There is a difference between what is effective leadership in steady conditions and what is effective in times of change. This article discusses the differences between technical and adaptive challenges. Know the difference so you can lead in uncertainty, solve challenges and be agile.
These days, there are many managers with anxiety. In my profession as an Executive Coach, I talk with highly competent and resourceful executives around the world about their challenges, problems, and objectives in life and in work. One question that is being discussed in many of my virtual coaching sessions these days is, how one is dealing with anxiety as a leader. My clients are executives in multinational corporations. They are anxious not only for themselves, but for their families, companies, and countries. Actually, often they themselves are in a quite good position, but because they have a wider responsibility, what used to be the normal pressure can become extra intense in times of crisis.