Cultivating Connection in Leadership: The Path to Humanizing Our Workplaces

Illustration of a female robot and a human woman holding a heart in her hands

Have you heard of “corporate short-termism?”  It’s the idea that many organizational leaders today are overly focused on bottom-line results and efficiency here and now, while “human” factors—which are essential for sustainability—take a back-row seat. That’s exactly the opposite of what we need as our world and business context becomes increasingly uncertain. Now, it’s more […]

How to Lead with Empathy

Hand holding a red paper heart on a wooden stick in front of a light blue wall the hart represents the need to lead with empathy

You’d be surprised how big of an impact the little things can have. When someone thanks you, acknowledges a job well done, or asks you about your weekend. Perhaps it’s that check-in from a colleague who knows you’re doing a tough assignment, or even just that smile as you pass in the hallway.   It’s especially […]

3 Signs You’re Not Communicating and Smart Strategies To Fix Them

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As a consultant, my clients often ask how they can deal with problems like lack of trust and conflict in a work environment. But in my experience, these aren’t the real problems. More often than not, issues like distrust and disagreement are really symptomatic of something more deep-seated. They’re really signs of poor communication. Poor […]

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