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Webinar: Thriving in Remote Settings: Virtual leadership

CoreNet recently hosted a truly fantastic webinar, titled, Thriving in Remote Settings: Virtual leadership. Moderator James Pack was joined by Kirk Vallis (Head of Global Creativity Capability at Google), Major General Tom Copinger-Symes CBE (Director of Military Digitisation, UK Strategic Command), and Mark Davies (Chief Medical Officer at IBM and Watson Health).

Discussing how to manage teams virtually and lead effectively, the speakers shared thought-provoking insights from the medical, technology, and military sectors.

A few of the key takeaways from the session were:

  • We can’t apply the same leadership principles to virtual environments that we would apply to ‘face to face’ environments; the world has now changed
  • Be aware that everyone approaches a situation from a different point of view and interacts in different ways.
  • Leading in a virtual world relies on the relationships and trust created in a physical world, we should be aiming to use the time we are together to fuel up for the time we are apart. This might influence why we gather in physical workspaces Can we make better use of that time?
  • Delegate to the point of discomfort; trusting team members but being aware when more direction or motivation is needed.
  • Training and learning are now more critical than ever.

A video of the session is available online so make yourself a cup of tea, get comfortable and enjoy – we can promise you, it will be an hour very well spent!

Thank you to all our speakers for their time and insights.

As always, a big thank you to our annual sponsors for their continued support – IWG, IBM, Savills and tp bennett.

EMEA Summit

A September event to look forward to! CoreNet Global will be hosting EMEA Live – Mission Possible on the 22nd to 23rd of September. Join corporate real estate peers to virtually discuss the latest innovations needed for the future.

The two day event will give attendees access to virtual rooms featuring Learning Experiences, discussion forums, demos, exhibits, and lifestyle activities, including a yoga class! To view the full schedule and for more information on speakers, please visit the event site. Registrations are now open for both members and non-members here.

#EMEALive #CoreNetGlobal #CRE #CorporateRealEstate #VirtualEvent #network #learn #grow #belong

CoreNet Global Hackathon

The UK Chapter was delighted to be involved in the recent CoreNet Global Hackathon. The Hackathon created the opportunity for the corporate real estate community to come together to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and ideate with peers from across the globe to develop collective solutions for the immediate crisis – and beyond. More than 1,000 members participated in CoreNet Global’s COVID-19 Hackathon with representation from 35 countries in 90+ teams. Teams addressed the following areas: 1)Space Utilization and Metrics; 2)Distributed Work; 3)Workplace Wellbeing; 4)The Autonomous Workplace; 5)Environment and Climate Change, and 6)Manufacturing and Industrial.

The UK Chapter was involved in three of the working groups namely:

  • The Autonomous Workplace
  • Space Utilization and Metrics
  • Workplace Wellbeing

These reports can be found on the CoreNet UK website. For reports from all the Hackathon groups, please visit the CoreNet Global website.

Thank you to our annual sponsors, IBM and to the other UK Chapter members who gave up their time to be involved in this process.

CoreNet Global COVID-19 Call to Action: Virtual Hackathon

The corporate real estate community must come together to respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19. CoreNet Global is launching a virtual hackathon and we need input from members all over the world.  

This is an opportunity to harness the thought leadership from our membership ranks (and beyond) to ideate with peers across the globe and develop collective solutions that go beyond the immediate crisis response – and help ensure the long-term health and well-being of citizens, companies, and communities. The output from the project will help guide the work of our members as we begin to focus on the new normal.

Time is of the essence therefore registration is required by Friday the 17 April. To find out more and to register click here.

#CRE #Hackathon #Idea #Connect #Solve #Present #CorporateRealEstate

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