Episode 1022: Leading Through COVID-19 – Coach Chris Hobbs
There is a significant overlap between the running of a school and a church. Both can provide the other with helpful strategies to overcome the obstacles presented by the COVID-10 pandemic. We welcome Coach Chris Hobbs to the podcast. He is the Athletic Director at The King’s Academy and joins the conversation. We talk practically about prescreening, social distancing, and other best practices to consider as we slowly start reopening institutions like churches and schools.
Key Points From This Episode:
Why leaders should avoid speculation, optimism, and setting timelines—yet remain hopeful!
Planning around social distancing, best practices, and prescreening in high school athletics.
How this relates to churches.
Thoughts on how team sports can continue amid social distancing regulations.
The resources required for prescreening before gathering again.
Hear about the hybrid versions of education that are likely to sprout from the current crisis.
Prioritizing mission and purpose above methods and programs.
I would encourage any leader to avoid speculation and optimism right now.Click To TweetThere is a fine line between optimism and hope. Hope is a belief that things will turn for the better, but don’t attach absolutes or timelines to it.Click To Tweet
Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
Dr. Chris Hobbs on Twitter
The King’s Academy
Global Disinfection Systems
Jimmy on Twitter
Leslee on Twitter
Carly on LinkedIn
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