Fact Sheets

In a proven collaboration, the Institute for Leadership Dynamics (ILD) and Psychologie Halensee have jointly developed an online program to strengthen resilience and leadership effectiveness in crises. The Remote Leadership & Collaboration-Program contains:

  • A company-specific sensitivity analysis to derive a catalog of measures to address your current challenges such as home office-work, virtual team structures, distance leadership, etc.
  • Focused online (acute-) coaching sessions and online team webinars with the ILD experts:

-        Medical & Mental Health - healthy and efficient through the crisis

-        Remote Leadership - lead at a distance

-        Remote Collaboration - working together in a team

-        Remote Team Development - developing teams (e.g. onboarding)

  • Info packages for internal employee communication with curated and quality-assured expert content on organization, communication and health under conditions of remote leadership & collaboration

The latest status of the information is ensured by regular updates from ILD experts. If necessary, an EAP Train the Trainer Guide enables your employee hotline to answer the most important questions.

Wednesday, 03. 06. 2020 | article

Home Office Fact Sheet #6: Nutrition Basics

Our diet provides the organism with building material, fuel, and substances active in signalling and regulating processes. Energy uptake and energy consumption should be balanced, otherwise overweight or underweight would ensue. Here the basic facts about a healthy nutrition.

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Home Office Fact Sheet #5: Nutrition and Weight

Obesity is increasingly common, especially with desk jobs. The result are health problems, and those are not just bad for ourselves, but also for our work performance. Those who eat a healthy diet, feel significantly fitter, more productive, but also healthier.

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Home Office Fact Sheet #4: Stay Healthy

In the home office, the boundaries between job and private life become more blurred. According to the AOK Health Insurance Fund's Scientific Institute, those who work a lot from home suffer more often from mental health problems than employees who drive to the office every day. Almost 75 percent of respondents working in their home office felt exhausted last year, and almost 70 percent complained of anger, nervousness and irritability. Listlessness, depression, problems with concentration and self-doubt are more common. Here are the most important strategies for maintaining health in the home office.

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Home Office Fact Sheet #3: Workplace

To ensure that employees do not lack anything in the home office, which is a matter of course in the office, many companies even support their employees in setting up their home workplaces - for example with PCs, tablets or telephones and accessories. But room design, furniture and lighting are also important.

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Home Office Fact Sheet #2: Being productive

Employees have to find their own rhythm in the home office. They are obliged to organize their workflow, to create schedules and to resist temptations and distractions. In practice, however, even before the corona virus crisis, many home office workers were not as productive as they imagined. This is often due to a poor working environment: starting with distractions from television and unsuitable office furniture to poor working methods. Here the most important tips.

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Home Office Fact Sheet # 1: How to deal with fear

Since the Covid-19 pandemic dominates our lives, as well as world news, we all have concerns and fears. We experience instability and uncertainty. Fear narrows our field of vision. We have to do something to avoid disaster. It is important to remember that our emotional and psychological response to crises is natural and very human. Mental resilience, especially in challenging times like now, means noticing our own thoughts, detaching ourselves from self-damaging reviews, and rebalancing. You can train this ability

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Remote Leadership Fact Sheet #7: Home Office Tools

When teams are at home or in Berlin, Budapest and Milan, communication and the perspective of being able to collect relevant data and being able to do so are extremely important. This includes a project management tools, as well as a suitable platform for online meetings. Here a list with the most important applications.

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Remote Leadership Fact Sheet #6: Crisis Management

The natural inclination in a crisis may be to go into command-and-control. That is not leadership though! The following points must be clear for any leader under such conditions.

For the ones weary to read, here a short video with a summary on the issues

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Remote Leadership Fact Sheet #5: Organisational Culture

In addition to leadership effectiveness, work organisation and communication, organisational culture is an important factor in the success of virtual collaboration. Features of organisational culture can be classified into three different levels: a visible level with cultural features such as rituals, dress codes or letterheads, a level that is more difficult to access, consisting of norms and standards, and a level that is only indirectly accessible, such as thought patterns.

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Remote Leadership Fact Sheet # 4: Structuring Work

With remote work, the manager must structure work tasks precisely and thus ensure that goals, tasks and responsibilities are clear. Because in virtual space, misunderstandings regarding tasks and decisions, difficulties in achieving tasks, faulty processes, etc. are often recognized much later than in real groups.

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Remote Leadership Fact Sheet # 3: Virtual Communication

If you lead your employees virtually and may not be able to see them for a long period of time, contact will be maintained mostly via e-mail - i.e. in writing. Then it makes sense to agree a "netiquette" with all employees. Meeting structure, rules and sufficient information for all team members, as well as conflict competence are other important aspects of a successful virtual communication.

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Remote Leadership Fact Sheet # 2: Leadership Tasks

The special nature of virtual collaboration results in new tasks for the manager, while other managerial tasks are not new, but must be performed under new conditions. It is about a change in attitude, about the further development of management skills. Attitude and organizational culture determine whether the change to “distance leadership” can succeed at all. Avoiding this change, on the other hand, will severely limit competitiveness in the long term.

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Wednesday, 03. 06. 2020 | article

Remote Leadership Fact Sheet #1: Leadership effectiveness

For many companies and managers, the transition to remote working will initially be a challenge. However, it will prove to be valuable practice for the future. There will be distributed and virtual organizations long after the corona virus pandemic has receded. By not tying work or collaboration to a specific physical location or a specific synchronous moment, a world of new possibilities is created.

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