Leaders, Prepare For Launch / Joni Wheeler

By Joni Wheeler ICAN Board Member + Executive Vice President, Talent and Enterprise Solutions at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Leaders, prepare for Launch Tools and techniques to transform your own company and career In “Launch” is the New Layoff, I shared the story of my experiences at CoreLink, a company that began a long shutdown period in 2017. The article explains how my leadership team and I transformed what is usually difficult and negative news of employee layoffs into an employee “launch” program that has supported and encouraged team members as they transitioned away from CoreLink to their
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“Launch” is the New Layoff / Joni Wheeler

By Joni Wheeler ICAN Board Member + Executive Vice President, Talent and Enterprise Solutions at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska “Launch” is the New Layoff Lessons learned from a business closing its doors about the power of a positive culture—and how the right leadership behaviors can transform any company As I stood on the stage of that small auditorium, looking out at the almost 300 people filling the seats, I felt a sense of dread I had never known before. In just a few moments, I would change the course of their lives with the words, “The company
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