The C Word, Episode 1 – What Compassionate Leadership Isn’t

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What Most People Don’t Understand About Compassionate Leadership

Coddling. Enabling. Accepting mediocrity.

These are the things Compassionate Leadership ISN’T.

So how can you be a strong, effective leader who challenges a team to succeed — without being a pushover or a dictator?

I will show you how to do it in The C Word, a 10-part video miniseries.

How Compassionate Leadership Drives High-Impact Companies

As a Confidence and Compassion expert, I’ve spent the last 20 years working with high-impact companies of all sizes, and what I get asked over and over is how to best generate results AND cultivate a culture of excellence. Through my company, Workplace Catalyst, I work with mission-driven organizations and leaders to help them bridge Compassionate Leadership, well-being and belonging. We believe the future of work is Compassionate.

In this miniseries, I break down the concepts, tools and self-mastery principles that will have you retaining your stellar employees and creating sustainable results in your career and leadership.

What You’ll Find in the Series

  • What Compassionate Leadership is — and what it is not
  • How to effectively cultivate a compassionate workplace
  • Tools to help you build resilience, awareness, and boundaries
  • And more…

How to Connect With Us:

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  • Series intro… [0:00]
  • Episode intro… [0:32]
  • On coddling or enabling… [1:08]
  • On mediocrity… [1:28]
  • On discipline… [1:45]
  • Compassionate Leaders are… [2:00]

Video Highlight:

“…Leaders are strong, powerful, effective leaders who are all about being the best, not accepting mediocrity, challenging people to rise to their circumstances – beyond their circumstances, even – so that they can succeed. It’s NOT about coddling or enabling.”

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