A look back on 2020 — the year of Resilience

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This is the time of year where I usually do my blog post to talk about the year…

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I sit with a loss of words. I see what’s happening on the news, what happened to George Floyd and to see all the injustice in the world that are still faced by black people.

I look at other diversities such as myself…

Having a seat at the table does not guarantee I will eat what is served.

I look back on how far we have come as a society in making things accessible for people with disabilities. Yet, how far behind we are in inclusive user and customer experience. Just because I ‘can’ use your product or service, it does not mean I ‘want’ too.

In 1971…

We have been physically isolated and disconnected from our community through this pandemic.

We have witnessed Business Models shift from in-person to Digital.

We have witnessed Operational Models shift from working in the office to working from home.

We are being given new policies to protect our health as we…

Covid19 turned our lives upside down in scrambling to find new ways of how to socialize, shop for groceries, and change the way we work. However, this gives us a new opportunity to re-imagine the way we work as we shift from the ‘workplace’ to the ‘workspace’.

After watching my video, I want to leave you with 3 things:
1. Create a list of things you did that worked well and what you should continue doing after restrictions are lightened
2. Self-reflect and describe how you need to lead differently with remote teams.
3. Write reminders and reflect on the mindset you want like, empathy, understanding, and connection.

Remember, lead how you would like to be led.


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Dave Dame

I have Cerebral Palsy…But it doesn't have me! Passionate about leadership agility to lead modern organizations in continual change.

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