Dec 21, 2020
Lessons Learned in 2020 and The Impact They’ll Make in
2020 has been a trying year. The
pandemic impacted the entire world, making massive changes to work
settings and schools. Many businesses shut their doors for good
while others adjusted their hours of operation. What are the
lessons we’ve learned so far and how will it help us survive in the
years to come? Linda Yates, the host of Int-HER-rupt, will help
guide us through what we’ve learned.
Insights from 2020
saw the importance of having great mentors and sponsors in becoming
successful. Many people can miss key opportunities because they
don’t have these critical people in their lives.
only do we need people who have gone before us, we need to look for
people in the organization we can also be a mentor to.
in her career, Linda worked as an admin assistant. It was a new
working experience the interim director of the division she was
working for became her mentor.
came to her for help and instead of dismissing her, the director
believed in Linda and offered advice. For example, this new mentor
taught Linda that technology can automate their
- Linda’s mentor taught her to believe in
- Self-confidence can help you become more
assertive. not only towards work, but in life in
the previous episode, Linda’s guest Sally Glick shared some
important insights on how to overcome
- Sherry Chris, one of the first guests of the
show shared how interrupting herself has become a key factor
towards success. When you feel like you’re in some rabbit hole,
it’s important to interrupt yourself.
true that 2020 has been a tough year for many people but if you’ve
gotten stuck in your bubble, it’s time to interrupt yourself and
think about the possibilities that 2021 brings.
- Confidence is critical in understanding what’s
possible for you in leadership. Gain and keep a seat at the
important to feed your mind with the information that will make a
direct impact on your success. Seek to learn from the experience of
others to help you move forward.
- Another lesson Linda learned was to honor the
differences between herself and others. We all have different
experiences and learn different lessons. Expect to see the best
sides of people as you learn about them.
- Communicate with the entire team. They are your
family in the organization and you need to support
Michelle Johnston’s episode, Linda learned how to see the good in
every individual. Seek to complement and highlight the strength you
see in other people.
back at 2020 in its entirety and see how you survived it. That
alone should tell you how strong and empowered you
“Lessons Learned From 2020 and What They'll Mean for the
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