Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: Preparing Your Organization for a Transformed World

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: Preparing Your Organization for a Transformed World

The current COVID-19 crisis is massive, and what comes next is profoundly unclear.

Senior leaders must avoid the temptation to hope for a mere “return to normal,” and instead seize this chance for organizational transformation, because the current moment offers not just an opportunity but an imperative to push toward reinvention, not retreat.

Flourishing in a post-COVID world will require the ability to articulate a bold and flexible vision, cultivate a culture of innovation, and lead change with empathy and integrity. The most forward-thinking leaders will be the ones who hold the tough conversations and take the bold actions necessary to reimagine the future for their organizations.

We don’t know how long this new reality will last, nor exactly what lies on the other side, but we do know that leadership can be the differentiator in every organization. To turn crisis into opportunity, leadership is more important now than ever.

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May 18, 2020
About the Author(s)
Bill Pasmore
An international authority in organizational leadership, Bill is an SVP at CCL, where he advises CEOs and Boards on challenges of the future, including business disruption, new ways of organizing, creating more effective digital networks, leading continuous change, and improving senior team effectiveness. He holds a BS in Aeronautical Engineering/Industrial Management and a PhD in Administrative Sciences, both from Purdue University.
Alice Cahill
Alice is the Director of CCL’s Organizational Leadership Practice, where she applies her extensive facilitation and consulting experience to the design and delivery of leadership engagements for executive and senior level leaders of organizations in a wide range of industries. She holds a PhD in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, as well as graduate degrees in several disciplines, including Adult Education and Public Health.
Mike Smith
Mike is a Director and Strategic Business Partner at CCL, where he leads teams to develop leadership solutions for clients that advance business strategies and drive organizational performance. He holds an MA in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, as well as executive certificates from the University of Chicago, the University of Virginia, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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