Want To Be A Better Leader? Share Your Worries

The last eight months have been challenging for everyone at every rank of the workforce. While people are encouraged to be more empathetic and show more vulnerability, it is easier said than done.

Want To Be A Better Leader? Share Your Worries

The last eight months have been challenging for everyone at every rank of the workforce. While people are encouraged to be more empathetic and show more vulnerability, it is easier said than done. If sharing our home backgrounds on Zoom spikes a sense of anxiety, imagine what it must feel like to unveil that you are going through a personal or professional challenge or loss. The current state of uncertainty is a prime opportunity for leaders to set a more empathetic tone.

I’ve heard countless keynotes during my professional career. The ones that stood out and kept my attention are those where the speaker shares why the topic is so important to them. That moment of vulnerability draws the audience in as they picture themselves in that situation. They feel the entangled emotions and cheer on the speaker as they try to overcome the challenge. 

 

Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ruthgotian/2020/12/01/want-to-be-a-better-leader-share-your-worries/?sh=789476c49214

Posted Date : December 01 2020