Over the last few years, as the lines between our personal and professional lives have blurred we’ve seen stress levels rise across the workforce. The best managers — those who lead engaged, innovative teams — recognize the strong connection between wellness and performance, and use empathy to boost their teams’ well-being.
Empathy is one of the most important drivers of overall performance among managers, according to a study by research firm DDI. Fortunately, empathy is a skill leaders can develop and strengthen.
Download our workbook for a four-step approach to becoming a more empathetic manager. In it, you’ll learn tips for developing empathy as a leadership skill — a skill critical to strengthening relationships with your employees.
In Manager Essentials: Leading With Empathy, you’ll learn how to:
- Hold well-being check-ins with employees
- Use empathy statements that show you’re actively listening
- Practice self-reflection to better understand your own emotions and reactions