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Do you work? Do you work with others? Do you often find it difficult to get along with some of your coworkers? Believe it or not, no one is one hundred percent satisfied with those they either work alongside or supervise. Does it mean that the results are always adverse? Not at all. In fact, author Gautham Pallapa, offers sage advice in his book "Leading with Empathy: Understanding the Needs of Today's Workforce." No matter if you are in a management position or put in a leadership role in a project, you must understand today's workforce. Give yourself the advantage and order your copy today. Available in eBook, audio, and hardback.
Learn to lead others through adversity with the power of human connection.
In Leading with Empathy: Understanding the Needs of Today’s Workforce, acclaimed strategist and business leader Dr. Gautham Pallapa presents an insightful roadmap to leading people through adversity and empowering humans in the workplace, the home, and society.
Through this book, the distinguished author examines the impact of recent world-shaking events and how they have impacted us as a species and as individuals. He explores how empathy can help alleviate some of the more harmful effects of hardship and offers key actions that empathic leaders can take to inspire their followers. Finally, the book describes how to transform the way we work by rethinking and reimagining existing processes and innovatively introducing strategic disruption.
Stories, anecdotes, and personal musings that grant visibility and validation to the suffering of others
Exercises and strategies to reduce stress, anxiety, and improve happiness and positivity
Actions that enable leaders to empower people through empathy, collaboration, and communication.
An essential read for executives, managers, and business leaders of all types, Leading with Empathy will also earn a place on the bookshelves of military, athletic, and educational leaders who seek to inspire their followers and empower humanity in the face of adversity.
"Workers in 2021 are dealing with an unprecedented volume of stressors, and managers need to respond with compassion, asserts executive advisor Pallapa. This requires acknowledging the effects of the pandemic, racial injustice, and economic upheaval, and developing empathy on both a personal and organizational level in order to support a stressed, overwhelmed workforce." - Publishers Weekly
Leadership is about more than outlining a compelling vision for the future and commanding one’s followers to achieve it. True leadership involves a genuine understanding of what other people are feeling, seeing things from their viewpoint, and imagining yourself in their place.
In Leading with Empathy: Understanding the Needs of Today’s Workforce, an accomplished executive and business leader Dr. Gautham Pallapa delivers an inspiring call to action on becoming an empathic leader. Organized into three parts, the book begins with a candid acknowledgment of the adversity facing people worldwide as they suffer through recent events, including the Covid-19 pandemic, unemployment, Black Lives Matter protests, and the economic downturn.
Following that, the author describes the role of empathy in understanding how negative events affect us as human beings and how it can be a panacea in combating the anguish and suffering experienced by people from all walks of life. He also discusses what steps and actions empathic leaders can and should embrace to enable their workforce and others around them to achieve their full potential. Finally, the author explores his belief that one can only achieve progress through strategic disruption.
The book is full of enlightening anecdotes and stories that bring to life the ideas and concepts within the book. It also includes a variety of straightforward exercises and simple tips to reduce stress and anxiety and increase happiness and positivity.
Leading with Empathy: Understanding the Needs of Today’s Workforce is a must-read for anyone who finds themselves in a leadership position. By re-centering empathy in the framework of effective leadership, the author offers readers a powerful tool to lead others.