INSIGHTS FROM SOPH
At Inkling, we believe that empathy is an integral part of becoming a great leader, and it’s something we really love to discuss with women who go through our senior leadership programs. However, we hear a lot of women say they are worried their empathy will be perceived as a weakness.
Let’s get one thing straight: empathy is far from a weakness, in fact, I believe it is the exact opposite. Empathy requires vulnerability and courage; it means stepping into someone else’s shoes, feeling what they feel, and showing them that you care. That means going above and beyond what your job description asks of you as a leader. But in doing so, you’re creating connections with your team that build mutual trust, increases productivity and loyalty, and with that you are well on your way to becoming a well-respected and admired leader!
In this episode of InklingTV, I share with you how empathy benefits the bottom line, and my tips for how to build empathy in the workplace.
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“Empathy is like lubricant for connection” @InklingWomen #InklingTV
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