In the HBR article: “Becoming a More Humane Leader,” Hougaard and Carter cite an 86% increase in job satisfaction for those who work for a wise and compassionate leader.
“If you start to think about what our role is as leaders, it’s actually quite simple,” Chris Toth, CEO of the medical device company Varian, told us. “Our role is not to be the ones who make the decision or to be the smartest person in the room. In fact, it can be exceptionally dangerous if the decision-making always goes to the leader. Instead, you must create a culture of compassion and empowerment that is accepting of diverse perspectives. This unlocks people’s creativity, productivity, and happiness.”
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