Lessons Learned from Leading a Team Through A Global Pandemic

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Tanner Jones, your host and Vice President of Business Development at Consultwebs, welcomes you to another episode of the LAWsome Podcast by Consultwebs.

In today’s episode, Tanner is accompanied by Magnus Simonarson, President of Consultwebs, who has been with the company for over two decades. The focus of today’s conversation is sharing the lessons learned from leading a team of over 100 people through an unexpected global pandemic and how to apply those lessons as a business leader in the legal profession.

Key Takeaways:

[:54] Where things were at the beginning of 2020 for Consultwebs.

[1:38] How was the Consultwebs team impacted by the first news of the pandemic?

[3:42] What was going through Magnus’s mind when finally realized there was going to be a full shutdown?

[6:22] How did Magnus respond as a leader?

[11:29] Vulnerability shows that you are human and communication shouldn’t be limited just because you don’t have all the answers.

[12:23] The benefits of chasing the storm, even though it is human nature to avoid it.

[13:27] What did Consultwebs do to help clients establish remote operations quickly?

[16:15] There is great power in strengthening relationships and creating long-term value for your clients and your own business.

[17:23] Magnus talks about the emotional impact this pandemic had and how Consultwebs supported its team members through the crisis.

[20:32] If there is one thing that Magnus could change about the response Consultwebs gave, what would it be?

[23:56] Magnus talks about the three things he wants to ensure as part of Consultwebs’ DNA going forward.

[26:18] Magus recommends several leadership resources that helped the team navigate the pandemic.

[29:18] Magnus provides actionable steps when it comes to facing challenges.

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