With everything going on in the world right now, we can say that crisis is quite common and like all crises, they will eventually pass. However, a leader is expected to stay strong and steady through the duration of a crisis which can be challenging. There are many distractions and challenges but how does a leader navigate these and still lead effectively? By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:
- Define crisis and identify different types of crises
- Learn practical ways to maneuver through times of difficulty and adversity
- Effectively battle distractions during times of crisis and stress
- Adopt successful strategies to navigate your way through any crisis
Speaker: Maurine Kwende
Maurine Kwende is the CEO and Founder of EMK Learning Solutions LLC, a consulting firm that provides custom training solutions, coaching, speaking, DISC, leadership, and professional development services such as workshops, and retreats to individuals, organizations, and government agencies. Maurine has worked with many clients in various sectors as a certified leadership coach, speaker, consultant, facilitator, trainer, career development, entrepreneurship, training and development, and learning technologies expert. Maurine is also the founder of “Dream Big and Boldly Academy” (DBBA), an academy where she empowers others to live their dreams boldly including young girls through her future women leader program (FWLP). Maurine is an author and host of the “Empowerment Minutes” podcast.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, for over 15 years, Maurine worked in various sectors including state and government, non-profit and corporate organizations in the areas of learning and development eLearning development, instructional design, strategic planning, training and development, performance improvement, coaching, leadership development, DISC trainer, organizational development, scrum and agile project management. Maurine is a Ph.D. Candidate in Learning Technologies Design Research at George Mason University with research interests in artificial intelligence, user experience design and augmented reality to graduate in December 2022.