Leadership in a remote/hybrid environment: What new skills are required? How are we preparing leaders?
The world of work is rapidly changing and evolving it seems almost on a daily basis, leaders are navigating unexpected and difficult situations such as a global pandemic, social justice issues, environmental and technological changes to name a few. Combined, each of these events have shifted employees’ expectations of their leaders and their workplace and led to the current “great resignation”.
So, what does this mean for leaders now and in the future? In this session we will explore the critical “new” skills that every leader needs to develop and demonstrate to be successful in this “Brave New World of Work”. Join our experienced panel for a thought evoking discussion on the top leadership skills that organizations need to nurture and develop within their cultures and leaders. In this session, our panelists will share:
- What leadership skills are more important than ever?
- What are the new skills leaders need to develop in order to motivate, develop and retain talent
- What are companies doing to effectively grow these capabilities now?
Learning outcomes or take-aways:
- How to lead more effectively virtually and with hybrid teams
- How to prepare leaders to address the constantly changing environment around work
- How to support our employees’ unique personal needs while still achieving business objectives
- How we, as HR Leaders, need to modify our policies and practices to help leaders/employees achieve work/life balance
Vice President, Talent and Diversity
Tracy Herbert is the current Vice President, Talent and Diversity, at Dexcom, a continuous glucose monitoring company based in San Diego. Previously, Tracy held roles at Boeing as the Global Director of Commercial Supply Chain, HR Director Finance & Global Sales, and HR Director for Talent and Organization Effectiveness. Prior to Boeing, Tracy was the Director of Corporate Talent & Diversity at The Walt Disney Company and previously worked at AT&T. Tracy has a BS in Economics from Harvard and an MS in Organizational Dynamics from University of Pennsylvania.
EXec EXcel Group LLC
Ian Ziskin, President of EXec EXcel Group LLC, has 40 years of experience as a business and human resources leader, board advisor and member, coach, consultant, entrepreneur, teacher, speaker, and author. His clients and corporate work span the aerospace and defense, automotive, chemical, consumer products, education, electronic components, energy, entertainment, financial services, health care, high tech and IT, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, professional services, retail, and telecommunications industries. He is Co-Founder and Partner of Business in SITE Group (BiG), a strategic partnership focused on coaching, leadership development, and HR transformation; Co-Founder and Leader of Consortium for Change (C4C), a community of coaches and consultants; and Co-Founder of CHREATE Project, which addresses the future of work and HR. Ian’s global business leadership experience includes 28 years in CHRO and/or other senior roles with three Fortune 100 corporations: Northrop Grumman, Qwest Communications, and TRW. Ian has a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations degree from Cornell University and a Bachelors in Management from Binghamton University.
Director for Leadership Development
Michael Dent, Director for Leadership Development at Microsoft. His team works to ensure the Microsoft has the leaders ready today to lead the organization tomorrow by understanding what the business requires of our leaders and the capabilities required to succeed in an increasingly complex and fast moving world. This requires our leaders to be able to bring both the business and cultural acumen to achieve Microsoft’s mission.
Prior to Microsoft, Michael was a learning and OD leader in Shell and before that he was a Senior Manager at KPMG working on large scale transformation projects for organizations across industries.
Michael has a BSc in Applied Biology from the University of Leeds and an MBA from Kingston University.
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