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Archive for March, 2020

3 top tips for increased virtual connection in teams

Posted by Jessica Sedler

Did you know that relative to weight, the strength of a spider’s web rivals steel?

And some webs are so large, they can stretch across rivers and lakes?

These seemingly invisible silk threads are much more powerful than we give them credit for. Pause for a moment, and consider: how are the invisible strands of connection between you and your team right now? And how, as they stretch across physical distance, might you be able to increase their strength at this time?

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Supporting wellbeing while working remotely

Posted by Annemarie Estess

With so many of us working remotely and generally spending time apart, how can we take care of our mental, emotional and social wellbeing?

Working from home…

This used to be a statement of freedom and flexibility. In the era of COVID-19 it’s becoming a phrase that brings up mixed emotions and logistical complexity.

Here in the UK we don’t yet know a timeline, but likely in the coming weeks and months many people will be working remotely either by requirement or by preference. 

Reframe the phrase 

It may seem minor but the language we use can influence our experience of this situation. Terms like “isolating”, “lockdown” and “social distancing” sound like fast tracks to anxiety and loneliness. 

For the sake of our sanity it’s important that we get clear about what we are really doing and for what purpose: physically distancing ourselves to help minimise transmission risk. We can choose to talk about it as being physically distant and socially connected

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Covid-19 Corona Virus Information and FAQ’s

Posted by Liz McKechnie

Updated 13/3/20

We’re sure you’re aware of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures the government is asking us to put in place.

Our delegates’ wellbeing, and doing our bit to prevent the spread of Coronavirus are our main concerns.

As of Wednesday 18th March, all of our public and in-house courses are being held on-line.

We are following Public Health England’s guidance which is updated every day at 2.00pm. You can find it here:  PHE

We are monitoring the situation and will be updating these Frequently Asked Questions as the situation develops.

For more information please contact us on info@aspire-leadership.co.uk


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