Becoming A More Compassionate Leader

Compassionate Leader

 

It takes a lot of unique skills to be the most effective and impactful leader you can be. But being compassionate is one of the most important qualities to have when taking on a leadership role.

A compassionate leader is a person who takes others into consideration when making decisions, and strives to create a safe and comfortable space for their team to thrive and succeed.

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According to Entrepreneur, “effective leadership cannot prevail under negative circumstances such as put downs, dishonesty, demands, frustration, denigration, manipulation, fear or micromanagement.”

Becoming a more compassionate leader requires seeing and feeling things the way others do. Here are some key ways to do this: (more…)

Overcoming Work Insecurities

Work Insecurities

 

No one feels comfortable about talking about our insecurities. It’s a type of vulnerability that requires us to admit where we feel unqualified. It’s hard enough to navigate in our personal lives, but when we bring insecurities into the workplace, we’re questioning our ability to do the job we were hired for — and do it well.

Harvard Business Review describes work insecurities as, “The nagging worry that we are not quite as smart, informed, or competent as we ought to be, or as others might think. The fear that we are not good enough, or simply not enough. The second thoughts about our ideas, observations, and even about our feelings. The constant concern about being judged.” (more…)