How to keep your big project going, even after key team members leave

September 17, 2021 | Publication

One of the great surprises of the remote and hybrid teams spurred by the pandemic is how productive they have been. But then, the Great Resignation began. 

Sean McKean, principal with leadership advisory firm ghSMART is seeing these scenarios play out in real-time daily. He points to a client at a healthcare company that is overseeing a “huge digital transformation” at his company, and the person leading the project got an offer to go to another company. “So, I think we’re seeing it firsthand at the highest stakes levels. And it’s really important that companies have ways to mitigate these issues,” he says. Here are some moves to make both before and after key team members leave.