It's something I've been asked by sales managers who thought Compassionate Leadership was “too soft”. What they learned from research by Google (and me).
Science of Leadership
There’s a big difference between trendy/empty words and good advice on leadership. How to make the distinction?
Nice ideas are, well, nice. If researchers have studied these ideas and figured out what works on large numbers of people, that’s better.
I like ideas born of years of research in the fields of management, positive psychology, organizational behaviour, emotions research and neuroscience.
So you can see the logic and empirical support for my ideas, and understand (and be able to explain to others) what helps you be effective and what gets in the way
Difficult situations are, well, difficult. The neuroscience behind the distinctions between Empathy & Compassion, and how it can help us when things get hard.
But they sure feel like they are sometimes. Strategies from emotions research to bring our best as we navigate the “next normal’s”.
2020. One year. Decades’ worth of invaluable lessons. And a chance to gain a sweet something the researchers call post-traumatic growth.
Research behind the art & science of Dr. Bonnie Henry's Compassionate Leadership, and ideas from leaders at the front lines of COVID on how to bring it to life.
Information & Ideas from the experts (i.e. not me) to move beyond the shame, fear and privilege that can stall important and necessary conversations.
Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous: our new "normal". Ugh. How Emotional Intelligence superpowers help us grow stronger despite the COVID-19 cryptonite.
Science-backed answer from the Beatles & Kristin Neff that goes deeper than the typical suggestions to handle inevitable stresses with more grace & ease.
Ideas from people way smarter than me to help leaders and organizations act with compassion, stability, trust, and hope for life and work after March 2020.