Being a new leader is full of challenges, even when you have access to in-person mentorship and on-the-job training. In a mostly or partially remote environment, however, stepping into a management role for the first time is even more difficult. It can be isolating, overwhelming and fraught.
This two-part online seminar from Poynter’s esteemed leadership team — Cheryl Carpenter and Butch Ward — is designed specifically for new and aspiring newsroom managers dealing with the challenges of remote work during the pandemic and beyond.
For five collective days in September, you’ll spend four hours each day learning from Poynter faculty, coaches and your peers. You will focus on developing five foundational skills:
- Self-awareness: You will review feedback from your direct reports, boss and peers and then form an action plan for improvement. You will understand your communication preferences and how that impacts your leadership style.
- Diversity and inclusion: