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LeaderShift Webinar Series: Leading Amid Times of Disruptive Change

  • 1.  LeaderShift Webinar Series: Leading Amid Times of Disruptive Change

    Posted 16 days ago

    The past year has been one of unprecedented disruption, crisis, protest, and transformation.

    We saw remarkable images from around the world when people filled the streets on a scale not seen since the 1960s to protest racial injustice and demand change after the killing of George Floyd. At the same time, we heard heartbreaking stories of crowded hospitals, long-term care facilities, and improvised mortuaries dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. And touching all of us, some more deeply than others, was the economic impact of a global lockdown that disrupted business, trade, employment, and investment.

    However, these (and other) events are offering us an important opportunity that should not to be squandered-to reflect on how we want to live our lives, to pivot toward a more sustainable and fair future, and how to reconsider the role of business organizations in building a better nation. It is equally important that we examine how the practice of leadership needs to shift to meet these challenges. If the events of 2020/21 have taught us one thing, it is the importance of character as an indispensable component of good citizenship and good leadership. The LeaderShift series is an opportunity to explore how character matters-individually and collectively-and how, in this era of crisis, it is the catalyst we need to transform the practice of leadership and generate a new normal that is just, sustainable, and provides the resources and opportunities for all to flourish.

    Join us for the first event in our LeaderShift webinar series: Healthcare Under Siege: A Conversation on Leadership. Four exceptional health care leaders who have had to rely on their strength of character to meet myriad challenges and perform in their roles will have a candid conversation on leadership, the pandemic, and the current state of Canada's healthcare system.

    Register for the first event in our LeaderShift series:

    https://www.ivey.uwo.ca/leadership/events/2021/05/healthcare-under-siege-a-conversation-on-leadership/

    Registration is open and complimentary for all who wish to attend.



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    Gerard Seijts
    Ivey Business School, Western University
    London ON
    (519) 661-3968
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