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The benefits of compassionate leadership under crisis

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Publish date : May 2020

Written by : Sebastien BAERT

According to numerous studies, #compassionateleadership perform better and foster more #loyalty and #engagement by their #teams. Compassion becomes especially critical during a #crisis. While a crisis might seem like the time for leaders to put their head down and exhibit control, it is just as critical to #tuneinto personal fears and anxieties so as to be able to #turnoutward to help employees and colleagues grapple with their own reactions. 

This #introspection and #projectionofcare are critical for connecting and dealing with people’s immediate needs and setting the stage for business recovery.

1. Create space to attain a keener awareness of what is going on within and around you.
2. Be bold in exhibiting vulnerability by lowering your guard and confronting what is unfolding.
3. Demonstrate #empathy to better tap the emotions others are feeling, and act with #compassion to make individuals and groups feel genuinely cared for.

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The benefits of compassionate leadership under crisis - May 2020 - article réalisé par Sebastien BAERT

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