Adapting to support asylum seekers: Have you stopped to consider who might be falling through the cracks of COVID-19? Penny Locaso joins Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Innovation Leader Abiola Ajetomobi as she shares the effect of COVID-19 on those seeking asylum. There is no safety net for those who have contributed to our society whilst their visa applications are being processed, which means they are just one of many groups of humans falling through the cracks.
This Week We Explore:
Embracing content as a skill at a moment of pause
How life has become small environmentally and how that impacts our humanity
Why being present is so critical at a time when the future can feel overwhelming
Why we need to be kinder to ourselves in isolation
Why taking agency over what you can control can be so helpful in adapting in a crisis
How we need to be more humanistic in how we approach one another
To celebrate Mother's Day and share a story that has already inspired 8,000+ people on LinkedIn, I decided to invite my amazing Mum, Sandra Reed, onto the Human First podcast couch. Since COVID-19 hit I have been committed to sharing stories that uplift and encourage a little more joy into our days. This week is no exception.
How important is creativity and it's expression to humans? This week Penny Locaso is joined by Actor, Singer & Producer Blake Bowden. Blake shares the effect of COVID-19 on the arts industry and the unconsidered implications for a workforce that is casual in nature.
In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso is joined from the COVID-19 epicentre by Leadership Guru and one of the Top 50 Business Thinkers in the world, Dorie Clark. Together they discuss what it really feels like for the average person on the street in New York, the role of the leader in this new normal, and how to challenge reactionary behaviour that may not serve you.