A Harvard Business Review study highlighted the need for balancing high-performance expectations with empathy to avoid employee burnout and turnover, showing the necessity of a balanced approach in leadership.
🐉 But keeping balance when you are a heavy dragon can be tricky.
🔥💚 It's about blending our technical prowess with the softer skills of understanding and compassion.
I've been pondering a thought-provoking question by @hini recently: How much empathy is too much in leadership?
❤️🔥 In my experience, the key lies in not taking over others' journeys but guiding them with integrity and respect for their autonomy.
💚 It’s about finding that delicate balance where our support uplifts without overshadowing.
❤️🔥 Moreover, authentic leadership isn't about pleasing everyone; it's about being true to your values and listening to your own needs.
After all, a leader's well-being is crucial in sustaining their ability to lead effectively.
How do you navigate the balance between empathy and maintaining professional boundaries?
How do you ensure you're leading with authenticity without compromising your well-being?