Compassionate leadership is not weak. Compassionate leaders are tough leaders who understand that they can be good to their people and deliver stronger results. In fact, taking care of your people actually leads to better results and creates sustainable commitment to an organization’s mission and values.
In this episode, Donato Tramuto, recognized CEO, business leader, innovator, and philanthropist makes the case that compassion is a key leadership principle that drives trust, success, and innovation while raising morale, building stronger teams, and improving overall performance. Most leaders have an innate desire to be compassionate, but many don’t know how to put it into practice. Tune in to get actionable examples of how proven leaders have accomplished this and how you can too. The bottom line on bottom lines: compassionate leadership is about better people and better business.
What is the definition of compassionate leadership?
Listening to understand, not listening to react.
When leaders lack empathy, they lose the ability to adapt their approach because they can’t see further than their own point of view.
It’s not whether a leader should be compassionate. That’s a given based on the proven positive impact it has on people and profits. The real question is how to practice compassionate leadership so that it’s effective.
What are some of the steps to practice more compassionate leadership?
What is your collaborative IQ, and how does it help you get more done.
Collaboration is something that we all can practice. When you have empathy and you have the ability to know that empathy is about collaborating and innovating together on the ideas that will solve the problem, you’ll get more done.