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Cultivating Empathy and Connection

  • 5 Courses | 2h 50m 24s
  • 1 Book | 35m
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As a business leader, you know that a positive and productive work environment is essential for success. But have you ever considered the role of empathy in achieving that goal? To succeed as a business leader, creating a positive and productive work environment is crucial, and empathy plays a key role in achieving this. Empathetic leadership fosters collaboration, trust, and innovation. Empathetic leaders inspire teams to achieve shared goals and effectively navigate challenges to ensure business success.

Build your Baseline

Gain a solid baseline of knowledge on this topic.

  • 3 Courses | 2h 16m 27s

Practice and Apply

Practice what you’ve learned and apply it in real-world scenarios.

  • 1 Book | 35m

Expand and Grow

Expand and grow your knowledgebase with additional learning.

  • 2 Courses | 33m 57s


Cultivating Empathy and Connection
As a business leader, you know that a positive and productive work environment is essential for success. But have you ever considered the role of empathy in achieving that goal? In this course, you will learn how to create a positive and productive work environment for you and your team members by applying empathetic leadership techniques. You will examine the need for empathy in leadership and the signs and consequences of a lack of empathy in the workplace. Then, you will identify the key traits of empathetic leaders and identify ways in which you can practice empathetic leadership in the workplace. Finally, you will look at how you can instill empathy in team dynamics to foster better relationships between team members.
6 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge
MIT SMR: Motivating Your Team With Empathy and Story
Stories engage and unite - here's how leaders can use them. No matter how well you run a business, external forces will test you, your culture, and your resolve. Leaders are constantly processing the future, and our employees are watching to see how confident we are and how clearly we see the situation. They look to us for emotional fuel and signs that everything will be OK.
1 video | 1h
Leadercamp on-demand: The Kind Leader on Connection
Effectively connecting with your own team, and influencing peers, bosses, and stakeholders, is the enabler to success. This Leadercamp looks at how to connect effectively, develop productive relationships, and be kind to ourselves, and kinder to our people too. In this course, ICF-accredited coach and trainer Martin Haworth shares his thoughts and very practical ways to connect more effectively - and efficiently - with those around you where everyone is a winner in a culture of kindness throughout.
1 video | 55m has Assessment available Badge


Promoting a Diverse Leadership Culture, powered by MIT SMR
Through a collection of multiple articles, the authors share details pertaining to moving away from the "old boys' culture" in the finance sector and building a system that values empathy and competence.
5 videos | 12m has Assessment available Badge
Building Up Your Emotional Intelligence
By its very nature, the workplace sometimes involves conflict and stress. Even mundane day-to-day work activities require negotiation and compromise. And these can often lead to negative emotional reactions or outbursts. But using emotional intelligence (EI) can help you notice, identify, understand, and manage your own feelings and the emotions of others. EI is a positive force that can have significant impact on you, your team, and your organization. In this course, you'll learn what EI is and how it drives personal excellence in the workplace. You will learn some best practices and strategies to become aware of your emotions and use that awareness to manage your behavior. You will also learn how to interpret other people's emotions and use that knowledge to enhance workplace relationships.
6 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU


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