Oct 5, 2020
"Acknowledging that this is hard, things will get better, and we have the power to make it so." Liz's guest on this episode of The Leadership Coaching Group podcast is Alyssa Westring. Alyssa is an Associate Professor of Management at DePaul University, an award-winning educator and a scholar of diversity and inclusion, focusing on women's careers in STEM fields. Listen as they discuss how COVID is affecting gender roles.
Alyssa discusses how gender roles have been affected by the pandemic and why it's problematic that women are taking on all the extra things around childcare and home. Alyssa shares how she defines leadership and some tips on how to handle leadership from home.
Are you feeling overwhelmed with work, kids, and your responsibilities during COVID? Listen as Alyssa speaks about women being worried they can't handle all the 'shoulds' and letting them know that it's okay to do what you need to do, not what everyone else thinks you should do.
Alyssa believes that what is needed in leadership right now is being humble, curious, and compassionate. If any of this resonates with you, tune in and hear more.
In This Episode