We know that compassionate leaders are more effective at bringing the best out of their teams, especially during a crisis.
Here are four things that can help leaders find their compassionate voice:
- Tuning in to what is going on around you and, most importantly, what you feel on the inside
- Being vulnerable and showing this vulnerability to your team by lowering your guard
- Taping deeper into the emotions that your team is feeling
- Showing your team that you care by treating them with compassion
It’s important to start with the first step, that is, tuning into your own feelings.
I would encourage you to relate to your own feelings and go within before you can do the same for others.
This links back to the theme of Inner Presence which I explore in my book.
Only by doing the work and looking inward can you then build Team Presence and Leadership Presence, which come together to form the Pinnacle of Presence.
Reach out if you want to learn more.