We cover:Difficult conversations that lead to positive, productive outcomes (Michael McCarter + Amalie Nash) and a series of what-ifs with HR partners Arthur Acuña, Perla Adame and Gretchen Pina-Breedy.
Additional resources to help you
- Essential Conversations Toolkit
- Essential Conversations (My Leadership Edge Session, August 2020) Presentation, Recording
- NOTE: March 2021 My Leadership Edge Session will be How to Utilize the Gannett Manager Essentials Content. Managers can register in the Hub by going to the My Leadership Edge page and registering for the session of their choice under March 2021.
More training on Managing teams:
Management is a marathon
Practical advice for new managers (and potential new managers) on overcoming obstacles, working effectively in a hybrid newsroom, pacing yourself and, always, moving forward, even when you hit that wall at Mile 20.
Listening effectively: Lessons from an extreme extrovert
Hear from Louisville editor Mary Irby-Jones on how she learned to stop talking so she could hear other people.
Five keys to better virtual leadership
We explore how journalists around the company are learning to listen more, communicate better, celebrate good work, constructively identify areas for improvement and reconnect in ways that return some of the joy and fulfillment we’ve been missing.
How editors can support writers with mental health conditions
It’s important for editors to allow for long-term adjustments that might wax and wane as a writer’s health fluctuates.