Episode 2

Published on:

28th Jul 2020

Elizabeth Cronin of New York Victim Services on adapting quickly

Elizabeth Cronin is Director of the New York State Office of Victim Services. She was appointed in 2013 by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. She has had the most astonishing legal career, specialising in the prosecution of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse and sex crimes and worked closely with crime victims. She continues her work now leading the organization who support victims of crime. As such, she applies her own knowledge of people and human behavior to lead her team. 

Elizabeth was the first person I interviewed for y previous podcast Leading through uncertainty, so it seems fitting that she kicks of this new podcast Rethinking Leadership

Elizabeth is one of many leaders who have had to adapt rapidly to working remotely. What makes her work different to many though is the fact that her team are on the front line, supporting victims of crime, whilst dealing with the trauma of the Covid-19 pandemic on themselves and their families. The resilience and fortitude needed to do that is beyond my comprehension.

How do you build resilience and fortitude in your team so you can adapt quickly, not just to Covid 19 but other disruptive change in the future?

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About the Podcast

Rethinking Leadership
Conversations on leadership and teamwork
I'm Jude Jennison, Founder of Leaders by Nature, a leadership and team development company. As business undergoes substantial change, leaders need to keep up with new ways of leading and communicating. Hierarchy, command and control are outdated and need to make way for flexibility, adaptability, creativity. I'm interested in how business can be a force for good in the world and contribute to the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals by adopting the 5 Cs - Courage, Compassion, Clarity, Connection and Commitment.
I work with a herd of horses to uncover default patterns of leadership behaviour. If you want disruptive change, you need to be disruptive in your leadership development. For more information, you can find me on all the social media channels as Jude Jennison and check out my website at www.judejennison.com