Cultivating a culture of compassion; An interest in understanding the difficulties of other people and a burning desire to do something about it.
- Compassion and curiosity increase employee loyalty and trust
- Compassion boosts Team Performance by being conducive to feeling “safe”
- Compassion facilitates the spirit of experimentation and is critical for creativity
Compassion is the interest in understanding the difficulties of other people AND a burning desire to do something about it. Cultivate a culture of Compassion in your organization and among your leaders. Some people say Compassion has no place in the workplace. We say Compassion is necessary everywhere – and your organization needs it!
The way I see it, compassion is about leadership and leadership is about compassion. If you aspire to be an effective leader, you can’t do it successfully without compassion.