The global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has created significant challenges for leaders at all levels in industries across the world.

At CCL, we believe leadership is a journey that never stops – and the organizations that can evolve, adapt, and turn challenges into opportunities will be the ones who thrive in the world that comes next.

To help you and your organization overcome the challenges of today and tomorrow, we’re offering these complimentary, practical resources on topics of crucial importance for leaders:

We hope you take advantage of these materials and find them valuable as you and your organization navigate the crisis of the moment, while preparing for the opportunities of the future.

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Virtual Event
SHIFT FORWARD: A Virtual Leadership Conference for the Transformed World

Leaders must take action now to transform today’s challenges into tomorrow’s opportunities. Access recorded sessions from our virtual event for advice on learning from hardships, communicating under pressure, fostering more inclusive workplaces, and more. Access session recordings >

Leading in Times of Crisis — and Beyond

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

The way your leaders respond to the current hardship brought on by COVID-19 will directly affect your organization’s ability to survive and thrive. Are you prepared for the future that comes next? Access the white paper >

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Article
Communicating in a Crisis: What, When, and How

With an overload of information, you must decide what, when, and how to communicate with your team and organization to cut through the noise and connect at a time when so much is at stake. Learn best practices for keeping your team aligned >

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White Paper
Reset Your Organization for the Post-COVID Future

Organizations that innovate recover more successfully from a downturn. Learn research-based steps you can take to prosper in a post-COVID future. Access the white paper >

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Webinar
How Leaders and Leadership Collectives Can Increase Psychological Safety at Work

During times of uncertainty, foster psychological safety to increase trust, creativity, collaboration, and innovation across the organization. Learn to improve psychological safety at work >

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White Paper
The World Versus COVID: How to Win the Second Set

Is your organization prepared for the post-COVID world? Interviews with C-suite leaders uncovered 6 paradoxes to navigate. Learn essential skills to succeed in the future that comes next >

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Webinar Recording
Leadership Agility in Times of Change and Crisis

To stay agile amidst change and crisis, you must make strategic decisions and ignite commitment from every member of your organization. Learn ways to prioritize now and pivot to the future >

Crisis Leadership: Lessen the Impact of Chaos on the People You Lead

Article & Free Digital Book
How to Lead Through a Crisis

Effective crisis leadership is all about the people. Lessen the impact of chaos on those you lead by paying attention to communication, clarity of vision, and caring relationships. Learn how in our article & access the book’s full text >

Best Practices for Leading Virtual Teams & Meetings

Self-Assessment
Crisis Leadership Self-Assessment

How well can you weather the storm? This quick self-assessment from the author of our book, Crisis Leadership, will help you understand and sharpen your leadership skills in a crisis. Rate your readiness now >

Leadership Skills for an Uncertain World

Article
Leadership Skills in an Uncertain World

In the midst of chaos, leaders can’t allow themselves to get overwhelmed or become immobilized. Go beyond merely responding to being a positive change agent. Learn how to be future-ready >

Virtual Coaching & Online Leadership Development

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Article
Advantages of Online Learning for Leadership Development: What Our Research Says

As we move through the crisis, organizations are rethinking their L&D strategies and focusing on the advantages of online learning for leadership development. Discover what our research reveals >

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White Paper
Coaching for Leaders: Why Executives Need Support

In times of rapid change or disruption, executives in high-pressure positions benefit from coaching as a tool to carry their organizations into the future. Learn how coaching can help executives navigate complex situations >

6 Strategies to Make Digital Learning Work

Article
6 Strategies to Make Digital Learning Work Right Now

Digital learning initiatives can strengthen your organization’s culture, improve employee engagement, and increase retention. But getting a strong return requires careful planning. Learn how to maximize its effectiveness >

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Product Webinar
Virtual Solutions to Build Leadership Skills for the New World of Work

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our programs that prepare leaders for the new set of leadership skills required in today’s transformed world of work. Discover solutions to prepare you for the future of leadership >

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Testimonial Video
Becoming a Better Leader with Frontline Leader Impact

Hear from one of our participants who recently completed the Frontline Leader Impact virtual program, and learn what made the experience so impactful for her. Hear from this participant >

Healthcare Case Study: A Prescription to Develop New Leaders in a Global Healthcare Organization

Case Study
A Prescription to Develop New Leaders in a Global Healthcare Organization

A global healthcare company partnered with us to create a common understanding of leadership. With our virtual solution, they achieved this for a geographically dispersed team of frontline leaders. Read this client’s success story >

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Case Study
Pitney Bowes Achieves Boundary Spanning Leadership Development with Customized Virtual Program

This global technology company needed a partner to deliver a completely virtual learning experience that would help change behaviors across the organization’s vast network. Read this client’s success story >

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Testimonial Video
Developing Talent with Virtual Leadership Training

Crowley is a global logistics company that had traditionally taken a “one size fits all” approach to leadership development. With CCL’s virtual solution, Crowley is empowering new leaders to make a big impact. Hear from this client >

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Case Study
Transforming Managers into Effective Leaders with Virtual Solutions

Essilor, the world leader for corrective lenses, needed to shore up its continuum of leadership development in support of frontline supervisors. The program has made a sizeable impact on company operations. Read this client’s success story >

Building Resilience

Fit to Lead: Healthy Recipes from the Center for Creative Leadership

Free Recipe eBook
Fit to Lead: Recipes to Maintain Optimal Health

Show up as your best self during these challenging times by fueling your body with nourishing foods. This collection of recipes will keep you performing to your full potential as you cook from home more often. Access the recipes now >

9 Tips for Dealing with Uncertainty and Anxiety

Article
9 Tips for Dealing with Uncertainty & Anxiety

In times of uncertainty, our anxiety increases and impacts how we see the world and treat others. Since we can’t make that go away, what can we do to cope? Read 9 research-based tips to help you deal with anxiety >

How to Boost Brain Health: Don't Treat Your Brain Like Junk!

Article
How to Boost Brain Health

With most of us spending more time at home now than usual, it’s an opportunity to develop habits that will help us show up as the most effective leaders we can be in a stressful time. Discover 4 simple ways to boost your brain health >

Building More Resilient Leadership for Greater Impact

Webinar Recording
Building Resilience and Leadership in the Context of Crisis & Telework

Focusing on the 4 areas of resilience – physical, mental, emotional, and social – will help increase your personal and team effectiveness in the midst of a crisis. Watch the webinar recording now >

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Free: Guidebook Full Text
Learning from Life: Turning Life’s Lessons Into Leadership Experience

While on-the-job development is valuable, non-work experiences, personal activities, family relationships, and volunteering can also enhance your professional growth and effectiveness. Access the guidebook’s full text >

How to Reach Your Full Potential: Prioritize Wellness

Article
In Times of Crisis, Make Time for Your  Wellness

Times are difficult right now. Making even small changes in your daily habits can have a significant impact on your wellness, resilience, even immunity. Learn 4 proven techniques to help you manage the stress >

Personal & Organizational Agility

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Article
Living with Intention at Work and at Home

The current crisis means our personal and professional lives overlap now more than ever. But we can increase our effectiveness by identifying our values and living intentionally. Learn 3 action steps today >

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White Paper
Adaptable Leadership: What It Takes to Be a Quick-Change Artist

Disruption is the new normal, and adaptability is no longer an asset, but a necessity. Learn the qualities of adaptable leadership and how to foster it in your organization. Access the white paper >

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Article
3 Practices That Will Help Drive Innovation in Your Organization

When faced with uncertainty, instilling a culture of innovation in your organization is a must. But how do you approach the challenge in a practical way? Learn 3 practices to drive innovation forward >

How to Foster Flexible Leadership In Times of Instability

Webinar Recording
How to Foster Flexible Leadership in Times of Instability

Flexible leadership is critical for the success and longevity of your organization, now more than ever. Learn how to stay agile and competitive: Watch the webinar recording now >

Adapting to Change Requires Flexibility

Article
Adapting to Change Requires Flexbility

When faced with change, successful leaders are flexible enough to develop and adapt. Use these 5 tips for adapting to change and guiding your team through change. Learn the 3 types of flexibility that adaptable people have >

How to Transition Through Change

Article
How to Transition Through Change

What’s the different between change and transition? Transition is the internal psychological process of adapting to a new situation, of moving from the old to the new. Get our tips for navigating the 3 stages of transition >

Leading Virtual Teams & Remote Work

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Upcoming Webinar
Leading Remote Teams When the Stakes Are High

When teams are working from home, scattered geographically, and separated culturally, the task of managing them is even greater. Learn best practices for leading remote teams >

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Free! Guidebook Full Text
Leading Dispersed Teams

The way organizations conduct business has changed dramatically. Dispersed teams have members in different countries, cultures, and time zones. Learn to adapt your leadership. Access our guidebook’s full text >

Best Practices for Leading Virtual Teams & Meetings

Article
Best Practices for Leading Virtual Teams & Meetings

We’re suddenly facing a new reality: teams must collaborate virtually and leaders must adapt to effectively manage their people and meetings remotely. Follow these best practices >

Questions from Our Clients

Want to know how CCL is responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak? Read our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.