Lockdown 3.0

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Lockdown 3.0

We’re here to help.

To help you and your people get through the next 6 weeks.

Last year, when we first experienced these unprecedented times, we hosted a series of mini-coaching webinars designed to help you cope through COVID-19, so we thought we'd make all of the recordings available again, along with top tips, helpful and informative articles, and videos. 

You'll find everything below, but feel free to contact us if you need something different.

Remember - we're here for you.

Covid-19 on-demand webinar series

Feel Good Fast-Track: Wellbeing during times of uncertainty with Rob Bravo

When you’re thrown into unexpected change, it’s normal to jump into survival mode, but in turn, it can impact resilience & performance. We’re here to help you hit ‘pause’ before the panic sets in. This session gives you the opportunity to discuss ways to stay well and maintain self-compassion in stressful times. You’ll come away with wellbeing strategies for head, heart & health – so you can look after yourself and others around you too. Access here

The Good Enough Parent: Prioritizing the essentials during unprecedented times with Lucinda Quigley 

Want to feel like you're coming out on top as a working parent? We'll help you get your priorities straight for these tricky times. In this session, we’ll cover the practical and emotional aspects to being a ‘good enough’ parent, including how to cope with overwhelm and clarity on what your children really need from you. Access here

Managing Fear & Anxiety Through Times of Change with Rob Bravo again 

With everything going on, and constant news updates, it's easy to feel anxiety creeping up on you. We’ll show you what’s happening in your brain when you’re feeling stressed, and give you some simple strategies to help you cope – as well as support others around you. Access here

Managing Mindset: Staying positive through the unknown (For parents and carers) with Sharon Hart 

A snappy session on keeping yourself in check and staying positive in the face of lots of uncertainty. Find out how to fine-tune your focus and model mindset for your family. Access here

Virtual Belonging: Sustainable connection for teams with Beks (Rebecca) Hourston  

In this session, we look at the what belonging means and help you identify the working environment you most want to create in this new normal. You’ll get tips to help you master your mindset,  find perspective on virtual team-working and create sustainable connections with your colleagues. If your team is feeling ‘remote’ then this is the session for you. Access here

Recharging for Results: Self-compassion for leaders with Lucy Dale  

If you're a manager of a team, you'll have double concerns - your team and your targets. This crisis is turning into an extended one, and the only way to keep your team performing is to keep yourself energized. Our session gives you the space and permission to focus on yourself as a leader, with quick tools to re-charge so you can maintain your results. Access here

Business as Unusual for Working Parents and Carers with Sarah Gourley  

In our constantly changing environment, it’s critical for working parents to adopt new strategies to maintain focus on their work and life priorities. This session will offer priority management tips and tools that you can easily adapt and adjust to fit your personal situation. LINK TO FOLLOW

The Transition back to Work

Helpful reading

Working dads need help

How to Work From Home: 20 Tips From People Who Do It Successfully

90 Percent of Workers Are Doing More Than Their Regular Roles for Their Companies Now

The Pandemic’s Toll on Women. COVID-19 Is Gender-Blind, But Not Gender-Neutral

Men least likely to work well from home

Homeworking set to double post coronavirus crisis, survey finds

How the Coronavirus Crisis Threatens to Set Back Women’s Careers: A comprehensive new study by McKinsey and Lean In suggests that many women—especially mothers—may have to step back or away from jobs because of the pandemic’s impact on their lives

Women bear brunt of Covid-related work stress, UK study finds. Report comes a day before World Mental Health Day and calls for four-day working week

Why The Traits Of Female Leadership Are Better Geared For The Global Pandemic

We Are Women: Hear Us Roar (Before We Quit)

HBR podcast: How Mothers WFH Are Negotiating What’s Normal

We must get beyond the home vs office debate to reinvent work

62 Percent of Moms Question Whether Career Progress Is Worth the Effort in the COVID Era

Three-quarters of working parents need more childcare support from employers 

HBR A Way Forward for Working ParentsHow to feel more confident, connected, and in control — during the pandemic and beyond. 

There’s More Than One Kind of Burnout. Which Ones Are Draining You? Actually, there are at least eight.

HBR What Working Parents Need from Their Managers

HBR Make Mindfulness a Habit

9 Ways To Recover From Burnout And Love Your Job Again

Coronavirus and gender: More chores for women set back gains in equality

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Royal Foundation asks Five Big Questions and warns of lockdown loneliness for parents

Diverse employees are struggling the most during COVID-19—here’s how companies can respond

HBR 3 Ways Companies Can Retain Working Moms Right Now

Working mothers twice as likely to lose or quit jobs than working fathers during covid

HBR Maternity Leave Isn’t Enough to Retain New Moms

Over a third of working mothers find it “harder than expected” after maternity leave

I’m a Mom Who Reports to the CEO of a Big Four Professional Services Firm. I’ve Had Imposter Syndrome, Too

What has 2020 meant for female leadership?

The biggest issues facing the workforce—and parents—today: The Largest-Ever Study of Working Parents in the US

Dr Radha Modgil from BBC Radio 1’s Life Hacks shares her top five tips on how to stay mentally and emotionally well during the coronavirus lockdown

Grief, loss, burnout: Talking about complex feelings at work 

Britain’s workers are generally happier since the pandemic because the disruption to their working lives has given them more flexibility and better relationships with their managers, new data suggests.

Will working women recover in 2021? Six experts share their predictions

Depression in Kids is Skyrocketing During COVID. Here’s How to Spot the Red Flags

Can working parents be placed on furlough or flexible schedules due to childcare responsibilities? HRreview looked into the different ways employers can respond to different work requests made by working parents.

Home-schooling: How to help your child’s online learning. Help with structuring the day, online resources and BBC Bitesize daily broadcasts

Work has outgrown the office. What’s next?

Why Workplaces Should Start Offering “Resilience Perks”: Treating the symptoms of workplace stress isn't enough. It's time for us as leaders to go beyond wellness perks to cultivate something more important: resilience.