Posts Tagged ‘empathy’
How Effective A Leader Are You?
Am I fit to fly? This is a question every pilot is taught to ask themselves every time they approach an aircraft with the intention of aviating. It’s a broad question that drills deep into the psyche and responsibility for self that a pilot feels and covers everything from their physical health to their mental…Read More
Is Empathy A Leadership Strength or Weakness?
Empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of others, has become a buzzword in leadership discussions. Some leaders swear by it, while others dismiss it as a weakness. So, is empathy a leadership strength or weakness? Let’s assess the pros and cons of empathy in leadership and explore its impact on team communication,…Read More
Effective Communication – A Reminder
As this current Global Pandemic chapter continues to stretch out, the conversations around us ebb and morph. We are all being challenged on deeply personal levels to form opinions that affect our here and now as well as our future, at the same time as trying to keep a handle on the operation of our…Read More
How Are You?
It’s a question we ask each other in greeting, and one that we regularly throw out various programmed responses to. “Fine, thanks, and how are you?”, we bat in return; “I’m great, thank you, and you?”, we bubble. But the question is more than a greeting – it’s checking in. The essence of it is…Read More
Friday thoughts – feed this in and let it percolate:
Many of the conversations we have these days would have had our grandparents shaking their heads. Whether they were happy and fulfilled in their work wasn’t something they gave much weight to. It seems a flighty consideration, and yet today, much hinges on it. Do we bounce out of bed filled with passion and inspiration,…Read More