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How to build a resilient team
July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Freshbusinessthinking.com in association with BT Skills for Tomorrow have designed a series of webinars to support small businesses and entrepreneurs with news, information and advice as the economic impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak continues to hit small businesses and entrepreneurs across the UK.
14:00 – 15:00 How to build a resilient team
More details about the session
While there have been many hardships and challenges in the last few months, it’s also important to recognise the positives. One major positive has been the growth of teams and the support that everyone has given to their colleagues.
Hand-in-hand with this is the resilience that so many people have shown, whether they have been asked to take on new responsibilities, work in challenging conditions or quickly adapt to new circumstances. A resilient team communicates well and is open, honest and non-judgemental. The businesses with resilient teams will be best placed to ride out this pandemic and come out stronger on the other side.
Business leaders have never had such an important role as they balance navigating the pandemic with ensuring that employees remain healthy, happy and engaged. From virtual away days to Zoom drinks on a Friday, leaders have had to tap into new ideas to support their staff.
Rachel Houghton reflects on the impact of leadership on resilience and how her team responded to the challenges by finding new levels of openness, empathy and honesty. Rachel also considers how these positive changes can be maintained even as workplaces start to reopen and we go ‘back to normal’.
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More about the speaker
Rachel is responsible for the strategic growth and day to day management of Business Moves Group. She is a company-wide mentor and change agent in the business and thrives on decision making and innovation. She works with a strong management team and continues to develop close relationships with the client base and has overall responsibility for HR, Health and Safety and Compliance. During her tenure, Rachel has restructured the organisation, grown the business divisions and rebranded the company. She heads up the bid team for major contracts to deliver sustainable client solutions fit for purpose. She has held a number of positions at BMG in project management, operations, sales, as commercial director and now as managing director. She is passionate about evolving the company and making it a fun and effective place to work.
BT Skills For Tomorrow
With the spread of the coronavirus, having the right digital skills to do business online is more important than ever. That’s why BT developed new learning content and is working with a range of brilliant partners, such as Google Digital Garage, Small Business Britain and Great British Entrepreneur Awards to run a host of free webinars with experts to help SMEs cope.
These online courses will help SME owners and their employees improve their digital skills through new online tools, social media advice and new digital tips and tricks, empowering them with the skills they need today during these challenging times.
Our Skills for Tomorrow website also brings together a series of free business-focused courses.
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