Your Morning Commute
Ep 128 YMC: 4 Levels of Empathy & Compassion
Jun 10, 2020 · 7 min
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A lot of people would suggest that empathy and compassion are some of the fundamental tenets separating good people from bad. The same could be said about the quality of a given organization and ultimately, its ability to retain its best talent as we push through this global shutdown that has been traumatic for many.

Leaders, managers, and employees all have a part to play in fostering an empathetic environment. But it starts at the top and trickles down to every team member regardless of location or position.

“Leaders in a crisis must be able to put aside their own fears and anxieties. They must demonstrate courage and lead by example, showing that they are not asking people to do anything they are not prepared to do themselves.” - Dr. S. Simpson

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