“Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relateanon
to,and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. “
So what is empathy? What it is not is sympathy. Empathy is not feeling sorry for people. Empathy is the desire and ability to understand how THEY are experiencing things. Empathy is the ability to actually step out of your own shoes and do your damnedest to step into those shoes of someone else. It is the work put in to see things through the same lens they see the world through.
Empathy means challenging your assumptions. It means asking ‘stupid’ questions. It means being willing to put yourself aside in order that you can allow another’s ‘reality’, and their needs take precedence for a while. It means being secure enough in yourself to be open to another’s way. It means being humble enough to hear others truth & to learn from that.
Leadership Coaching: Empathy
When you have the ability to
What this desire to empower others does is it takes all the competition away… To be working together as opposed to pulling apart by comparison and competition is THE most powerful way of achieving anything
Try it. I dare you.