This toolkit is broken into three sections to address the two key audiences people leaders and DEI practitioners are most often tasked with supporting, plus tips for protecting your most important resource– you!
People leaders, DEI practitioners, and those who are responsible for guiding culture hold unique insights and skills that can shepherd an organization through tough times. But in order to support your team during trying times, it's important that you yourself don't burn out. While self-care can sometimes feel like a luxury, especially for folks who hold marginalized identities and people who are driven to care for others, it is absolutely essential to longevity. Here are some tips to help you run that marathon, when others expect you to sprint.
Learn three secrets to building resilience during times of tragedy and uncertainty in this moving Ted Talk from resilience expert Lucy Hone.
Carve out a moment of calm with this 10-minute guided meditation from Brooklyn wellness practitioner Mariam Guessous.
Headspace is one of the most well-known meditation apps and put together a free collection called "Weathering the Storm," specifically to help you through tough times.
Enroll in this Udemy course designed to reduce stress and burnout in the workplace.
This how-to provides actionable tips for creating a sense of calm and easing stress caused by COVID-19.
Think you've got to keep it all together and perform at usual capacity during a crisis? Here's why that's BS and what to do instead.
Senior leaders are tasked with making some of the toughest organizational decisions, balancing business impact and people impact, often under moments of duress. At those moments, DEI can often fall by the wayside. People leaders and DEI practitioners have an opportunity to partner with leaders to help them expand their perspective, make values- and DEI-led decisions, and do right by the company's people. Check out these tools for ways to partner with leaders in your org to make sure you're managing a crisis inclusively and equitably.
Use this easy, downloadable checklist to make sure your leaders are asking the right questions while making impactful organizational decisions.
In this 30-minute webinar led by the Collective team, learn how to make and communicate values-led, inclusive organizational decisions even during the toughest of times.
This downloadable cheat sheet provides helpful tips for making sure tough messages are delivered to your team empathetically and compassionately.
Learn how to use courageous vulnerability to foster trust and connection as a leader in this 20-minute fireside chat with cross-cultural communication expert Tayo Rockson.
When a crisis hits your organization, your attention is often pulled in competing directions and your bandwidth might be quickly maxed out. Moments like these require delegation and empowerment of managers, department heads, and even employees themselves to get through a tough time and help provide teams with what they need to thrive, while making sure all members feel seen, understood, and valued. These tools have got you covered.
AllVoices is offering a special discount to our community to help you leverage their easy-to-use platform to gather and respond to real-time employee feedback in moments of crisis and calm.
An amazing resource from WRK360, a platform to help parents thrive at work and at home.
Build trust, transparency, and alignment with this process guide for creating team working norms.
These free emergency response survey templates created by Culture Amp can be adapted for use in any crisis moment and are a great way to get a pulse on where your team is at.
We're all learning and adjusting, and the more open communication teams can have around what is working for them, and what is not - the better companies can reshape policies to retain talent during these difficult times, while preparing themselves for the future.
Learn 3 key ways top people leaders foster psychological safety in this 8-minute webinar clip from ThinkHuman.
Whether it's a COVID-19-related death or other forms of grief tied to a crisis, learn how to support team members with these actionable tips from grief experts Lantern.
Foster inclusion and build team empathy and resilience with structured discussion circles.
Use this one-to-one check-in template to gauge how your team is doing and better partner with employees to support their well-being.
Learn from the best in this Inc article that lays out how Brené Brown runs emotionally intelligent Zoom meetings.
For Muslims around the world, Ramadan is a time for in-person connection and service, but COVID-19 has changed what this month looks like for those who observe. In this article, learn 4 impactful ways you can support Muslim colleagues and friends during a socially-distant Ramadan.