“LIFE, ETHICS AND WORK CULTURE WORKSHOP”
Who is considered a good leader? What is it that makes a good leader stand out in the crowd and mesmerise with his/her fitness in everything he /she does?
Experts say that along with numerous other qualities, it is the quality of feeling empathy towards your employees and colleagues that actually makes one a successful leader and eventually leads to the success of any organisation.
There are many leadership skills and competencies that when combined and applied, go towards making you an effective leader.
So, what is empathy?
According to Dr Oatnaik, founder, Jump Associates, “empathy is the ability to have an intuitive understanding of other people and their needs. Within a business setting, it is critical for empathy to be as widespread as possible, permeating all departments from sales to accounting to manufacturing”.
Dr Manas Fuloria, co founder Nagarro software Pvt, points out.
“Empathy is a necessary for a great leader.”
* People who are not empathetic often end up being selfish and short sighted instead.
* Empathy distinguishes a good leader from the great ones, in crises situations.
It has been understood that empathy is one quality that a leader must possess in order to be successful and it also plays a role in making an organisation achieve its vision. So, what are the skills/ behaviours that go into making any person empathetic towards others and how can this quality be developed?
All the qualities needed to develop empathy are step by step dealt in the workshop.
Out come in Productivity, Efficiency and Inter personal relationship
- Listing Skills – Listening skills which is the most important in any organisation is having the interpersonal relationships among the colleagues
- Acknowledging ones short comings -Recognising one’s short comings and accepting it opens a whole new world of interpersonal relationships
- Responsibility – Games that are played between colleague and departments is blame game..
- Disappearance of Anger – Anger is one emotion many are victim and find it difficult to control and manage it.
- Freedom from Tension and Stress – Worries of the past and fear of the future is the cause tension and stress.
- Altruist – Expectations are one of the causes of depressions and other negative emotions
- Non- Judgmental – We kill people through our opinions and judgments
- Choice is Conscious – Most of us take rash decisions in crises and have to bare the consequences
- Dealing with Reality – Most of our actions are based on assumptions and not on facts and realities
- Creation- Our approach in our work is action and reaction and not creative.
- Being Present – Most of us are occupied with thoughts of the past or the future and are unconscious to the present