The novel coronavirus has rattled businesses and closed conferences globally, from Austin's much-anticipated SXSW event to the recently rescheduled Milken Institute Global Conference. All this at a time when businesses leaders are disoriented and looking for guidance on how to navigate the crisis.
In order to fill that void, L.A. marketing agency Hawke Media gathered together a motley assortment of speakers Tuesday for a self-described "no-contact networking and idea exchange." We listened into the discussions:
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Scaramucci says he's 'wildly bullish' about economy<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://dot.la/media-library/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjkxODQzMC9vcmlnaW4ucG5nIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYxNTY1MDYyN30.fP0mpYMS4XVi36U6meBtFrOP9OtIk6a6rjvuoZMZvgM/image.png?width=980" id="30655" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="0b453e6e99bd98507d8b404003fc1bda" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" />
Using visualization and other techniques to cope with COVID-19's psychological toll<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://dot.la/media-library/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMjkxODQzMi9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYxMTI2NDkzM30.8DJoxWmBZyalms9Py3J4oq1cx0s6aQ-7ZGW5XLECUIM/image.jpg?width=980" id="5d0de" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="090d77a1f5d381569e1d30a9a2f351c0" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" /><p>As we're cut off from family and friends, watching staggering layoffs unfold, considering an uncertain future and constantly hearing the pandemic's death toll, everyone is confronting new realities that are challenging us all. But founders and others in high-performing jobs can look for some coping mechanism to help them thrive in this new world said entrepreneur and former Navy Seal trainer Brandon Webb.<br></p><p>One of the most important is goal-setting and visualization. Those tools can help individuals reframe their situation and help them achieve higher levels of performance. Another key tool is remaking your self image.</p><p>"If you think of yourself a certain way, or you have self-doubt, you have to identify that. It's okay. It exists in everybody. And then you have to fix it," he said. Part of that is through changing how you talk about and think about yourself.</p><p>Webb, the founder of Crateclub.com said he also doesn't tolerate negativity in the office and suggests others avoid airing co-workers faults openly.</p><p>Todd Herman, author of "The Alter Ego Effect" has another strategy. The business coach suggested individuals facing new and difficult tasks look to take on the characteristics of other people they admire as a way to escape the mire of emotion that may overwhelm them. He points to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an intellectual giant who would use non-prescription glasses to write his empowering speeches.</p><p>This approach, he said, helps individuals unshackle themselves when they are having an emotional response that can lead to poor decision-making. "Most people don't think about creating a panel or trusted friend within the six inches of our own ears to help us navigate questions, to us think about something in a different way."</p>
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