Compassionate Leadership: How to Do Hard Things in Human Ways | Sessions

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Compassionate Leadership: How to Do Hard Things in Human Ways
In-Person Monday 06/13/2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral)
Workplace Application:
Attendees wll learn how to navigate the toughest conversations, crises, layoffs, and other challenging leadership challenges with wisdom and compassion, to foster higher employee engagement, loyalty, and well-being while driving business performance. 

Many leaders think they need to choose between being a good person or tough leader. But this is a false dichotomy. Leaders who balance business wisdom with human compassion enjoy outsized benefits compared to leaders who don't, including 66% lower stress, 85% higher employee satisfaction, and 61% higher employee commitment. Discover new, eye-opening research about the benefits of combining wisdom with compassion. Assess your own capabilities, learn a memorable framework, and gain practical tips for being able to do the hard tasks of leadership in a human way. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover new research about the immense benefits of combining human compassion with business wisdom in leadership.
  • Assess your own capabilities to do hard things in human ways.
  • Learn the four skillsets for doing hard things in human ways: caring presence, caring courage, caring candor, and caring transparency.
  • Gain practical tips to do hard things in human ways as a leader to enhance resilience, employee engagement, and job satisfaction.

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Marissa Afton, International Partner & Head of Global Accounts ,
Potential Project