Connect with Empathy but Lead with Compassion

“Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.” Thomas Merton, American Trappist monk, There is a lot of talk about empathy recently and for a good reason. Everyone is going through difficult times in one way or another. It's comforting for people to know that leaders and managers are feeling the same pain. However, … Continue reading Connect with Empathy but Lead with Compassion

What Does Authenticity Mean?

Authenticity is being true to who we are and not trying to imitate someone else. When we walk our talk, others take note and listen. They trust us because we are consistent in our words and actions. Trust allows deeper,  more rewarding and fruitful relationships. Whether you are leading yourself, teams of people at work, … Continue reading What Does Authenticity Mean?