Why empathy matters for leaders
112 Empathic Stance in Leadership Roles
The importance of empathy in leadership cannot be overstated. Leaders hear this all the time “Be encouraging, a good listener, and show genuine interest in your team.” This course will demonstrate the impact of engaging empathy to create a culture of trust and maximize your team’s ability to approach leadership and communication from a place of empathy rather than judgment. Whether empathy comes naturally to you or if it is a skill you are working on, this course welcomes county leaders to flex their empathy might for the collective wellness of the team.
Instructor: Paul Danczyk, Ph.D. is the current Chief Operating Officer of the California Counties Foundation.