‘World does not stop turning for pandemic’: WELL blog

WELL Training director Lianne Russell has shared her experiences of how working practices have adapted with digital learning during the Covid-19 pandemic with members of a leading professional association.

Lianne, WELL’s Director of Teaching Learning and Assessment, provided her learnings from the last 12 months in a blog for the Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming (ANLP) entitled “Pandemic Professionalism”.

Having moved from classroom based teaching to hold digital learning sessions due to the lockdown and social distancing restrictions, ANLP member Lianne recounts how her own knowledge has grown and how she has observed changes in working behaviour.

“For the first time in recent history we were all, the whole of society, in the same storm, albeit in our separate boats, either locked down or performing a critical key worker role,” she writes.

“I made a conscious choice to embrace the fact that I too was working from home, that I too was experiencing the same difficulties in finding a place to work and be ‘productive’. So, I chose from the outset, not to use a virtual background.  I invite my clients and learners into my safe space, just as they invite me into theirs.”

Lianne reflects on the long term impact of home working and the changes in attitude to separating work and domestic life.

To read the full article, click here: https://anlp.org/blog/pandemic-professionalism

The ANLP promotes ways of using neuro linguistic programming for “members to run credible and professional practices” by giving them “an ethical framework and professional platform”. They help members “better understand the way our brain (neuro) processes the words we use (linguistic) and how that can impact on our past, present and future (programming)”.