Work on your empathy
A big part of stepping up to become a leader is being more aware of how other people respond to you, the things you say and the body language signals you send. Itâs time to invest in your empathy skills and significantly dial up your self-awareness
Leading with empathy: some scenarios
Before we get into some suggestions and advice on how to develop empathy, letâs put you to the test with some scenarios. Weâll outline some situations you may encounter as a leader, ask you to think about how you would respond, and then make some suggestions for how an empathetic response might differ from the obvious, instinctive one.
Scenario 1: A performance appraisal with someone you line manage has ...