Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
University of Maryland Alumni Association


Yesterday you were managing a team in an office to accomplish clear business objectives.  Today you have a remote team of worried human beings looking to you for leadership during a crisis.  Come level up your skillset with the support of a remote team leader practitioner, leadership coach, and expert guidance.  In this interactive webinar, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Experience three online engagement tools you can use immediately
  • Learn best practices for leading virtual meetings
  • Gain specific techniques for helping your team stay informed, engaged, and productive
  • Try out science-based self-care practices so you can be the leader your team needs
  • Pick up strategies for fostering a supportive environment of communication, collaboration, and accountability
  • Explore methodologies for creating a communication infrastructure and rhythm
  • Grow your capacity to help team members regulate emotions during unprecedented times
About your presenters:
Michael F. Seelman
  • Experienced Remote Team Leader:  Led remote teams at the White House, FBI, and Department of Justice.  Remote team leadership techniques were highlighted in several books.  Former member of FBI pandemic flu task force.  Currently coaching leaders of remote teams during the pandemic in hospitals, Amazon, Google, Reddit, Microsoft, etc.
  • Global Leadership Coaching Impact:  Coached 100+ leaders in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia to bring out their best performance and a more fulfilled life.  Certified Psychological Safety team coach practitioner and trainer.
  • Leadership Scholarship:  Studied & collaborated with James MacGregor Burns (Pulitzer Prize winner; UMD visiting scholar) and Ronald Heifetz (Harvard leadership professor).  Current Ph.D. student in Organizational Leadership at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
  • White House, FBI, Homeland Security:  leadership roles in communications, employee engagement, knowledge management, innovation, IT, and national violence reduction.
  • University of Maryland Alum:  Former student member of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents 
Geraldine K. Anathan
  • Experienced Team Coach: Coaching Leaders of remote organizations to enhance communication, strategy, high productivity & psychological safety.
  • Coaching Through Crisis: Coached community leaders and NGOs within Thai-Burma Refugee Camps during border clashes
  • Certified Psychological Safety Expert:  Team coach practitioner and trainer
  • 1:1 Coach to Medical Staff:  Mt Sinai, Columbia Hospital, NY Presbyterian, & Roivant
  • Yoga, Meditation, & Wellness Center owner for over 13 years
  • Currently in Masters Program for Organizational Psychology at Harvard University Extension School

Free to attend

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