Master these three empathy types for further development on your leadership journey. Intentionally connecting with others to share their point of view is a conscious choice and effort leaders must make. Our fast-paced society limits meaningful interaction; however, leaders can choose to relate to others through one of these three types of empathy: Cognitive empathy Emotional empathy Compassionate empathy Practicing use of one or all of these empathy styles will help you naturally develop empathetic leadership while moving along your leadership … [Read more...]
5 Ways Your Business Can Benefit From Empathetic Leadership
Displaying empathy in your business can guarantee more success. It’s often said that employees don’t leave bad companies, they leave bad leaders. Stress-inducing work environments or team members who don’t feel served and valued can become the difference between success and failure. At times, it can be difficult to see company wellness from the perspective of those you lead. However, the simple gesture of displaying empathy can do nothing but positively impact your business. As a leader, when you display empathy, you can expect to see the following benefits: 1. Motivated Team … [Read more...]
Are You an Empathetic and Proactive Leader?
Effective leaders do not allow their emotions to dictate their leadership decisions. Because you are human, your feelings often may get the best of you. However, you do not always have the luxury of allowing your emotions to dictate your actions. Effective leaders are in control of their emotions, grounding their team and helping them remain in control of theirs. When you are approached with a challenge that arises in your business, it’s your duty as a leader to calmly enter the world of your team members and clients to proactively resolve the issue. If you’ve never considered how … [Read more...]
Successful Business Relationships Always Have This Component
Great leaders can see challenges from the perspective of others. Empathy is an important leadership trait to have, especially when dealing with clients. You must be able to understand their perspective and address concerns from their point of view. If you're unable to look at challenges, obstacles and opportunities through the eyes of those you interact with, it could have a negative impact on your business. Continue to always develop into an empathetic leader. If you'd like to grow in empathy or other aspects of leadership, go to our FREE RESOURCES page to take a look at our … [Read more...]