Category: Leadership Tools

mental health sick leave

Bouncing back from (or preventing) mental health sick leave

Mental health has always been an issue, but the pandemic brought it to the surface in the consciousness of more employees and their leaders.  As a result, I am now hearing from a lot more leaders who have more staff

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compassion at work

Offering to help others IS compassion at work

Today’s post is strategy #4 in our series on tools to build more compassion at work.  The tip is to offer to help. Offer to help others Offer to help someone who seems overloaded.  This tool is effective not just

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compassionate leader

A compassionate leader takes the time to get to know their staff better

In our last video in this series on strategies to be a more compassionate leader, I talked about the importance of increasing your self-awareness, with a goal of recognizing when things aren’t right with your people. Get to know your

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When you improve your self-awareness, you build your compassion

In my last video in this series, I kicked off a brand-new series on tips to create a more compassionate workplace.  One of the first places to start in building your compassionate leadership is by increasing your own self-awareness as

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role model

You are a role model – so walk the talk!

About eight years ago, I blogged about a very disturbing situation involving a Texas (so-called) veterinarian Kristen Lindsey and her now infamous cat kill.  Needless to say, this story still horrifies me.  But as difficult as it was to write

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compassionate workplace

Why should you create a more compassionate workplace?

In today’s blog post, I’m kicking off a brand-new video tip series on tools to create a more compassionate workplace.  This is the first of several videos this year on this topic. Does a compassionate workplace make a difference? A

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