Compassionate Leadership: The Death Of Command And Control
We are continually broadcasting our own emotions, reactions and undisclosed judgements of others. For a leader, this has huge implications. Compassionate leaders integrate and synchronise values, thoughts, emotions, expressions and presence.
The Easy Road Oft Travelled
Based on an ongoing study with thousands of executives, Daniel Goleman reported six leadership styles with the “easiest” default styles being Commanding (“do as I say!”) and Pacesetting (micro-managed intensity). The total focus of these styles is task outcome – often at the expense of staff wellbeing, retention and long term performance.