How to lead burnt out teams
AMA Victoria’s Leadership development consultant and coach, Dr Anna Clark provides tips for leaders on how to manage burnt out teams.
Silencing the unhelpful inner critic during a crisis
Talking to yourself can be a powerful driver and regulator of your emotional state – keeping your perspective positive and stopping the slide into negativity and doubt.
Looking after your team in high-pressure environments
Things are tough right now and leaders and team members need looking after. Now is not a time to strive to be the best or to focus on some ‘extra’ work you’re interested in. The focus should be on making the best of an incredibly difficult time, and to come through it together. So, what can leaders do?
#353 Leadership insight: Listening for understanding and connecting
Professional conversations are great tools for leaders to check-in, get a good sense of what is happening in their team and be able to share insights and offer support. While the topic of conversations and communication tend to make us think about speaking, listening is at least half of the communication equation.
#345 Leadership insight: Being present so others can connect
While asking R U OK? is simple in many ways, it requires the time and emotional presence to be observant of others and to make time to check-in.
#340 Leadership insight: Adapting as a core leadership skill
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced upon us a long period of time working under conditions of high stress, anxiety and uncertainty. We are all increasingly aware of the huge toll adapting is taking on our health and wellbeing – in ourselves, our families and communities. So what can we be doing to alleviate some of this pressure? How can we prevent burnout, exhaustion and uncertainty fatigue?
#330 Leadership insight: Mentoring and sponsoring - What is your legacy?
Role models, mentors and sponsors are important roles to identify and create in your professional networks. So what are these roles and how do they work?
#327 Leadership insight: The importance of your professional network
As your career advances, it is important to actively develop a robust and flexible professional network with whom you can engage for advice, information and referrals, both within and outside of medicine.
#313 Leadership insight: Self-care as a leadership competence
Self-care essentially means tending to your physical, mental, social and emotional health. In theory it sounds obvious and simple, but we know in reality that this can be difficult for doctors to prioritise.