Leaders Care Science shows that each of us have what are called mirror neurons in our brains that recognize when someone in our presence genuinely cares, supports and respects us. The same neurons recognizing care, support and respect, also recognize when someone acts like they care, but are clearly signalling boredom, disdain or contempt. So […] Read more
You will love this Leadership Video! Effective leadership is often seen through the lens of the business and in results, not the heart. And while a leader’s heart and subsequent influence can’t be adequately measured, it can be seen. Leaders who care create greater loyalty. People easily gravitate towards such leaders. And the more they […] Read more
I have said on this blog that leadership starts with the individual. It is about relationships, it is about service, it is about love, it is about caring. By serving the ONE, leaders ultimately are able to inspire and lead the masses. Narayanan is one such leader. I am very grateful for leaders like Narayanan.
This is a great holiday; make you feel good, type of story. I hope it is meaningful to you in each of your leadership capacities at work, home, church or wherever.
I love stories about leaders who care. President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Paul Levy is one of those leaders. He doesn’t just say he cares, but shows it. Faced with the prospect of laying off 600 employees, he just couldn’t bring himself to do it. This is a leader who truly understands that the “C” and “E” in CEO should stand for caring and empathy. He saw these 600 employees as people with families. Many of them were lower wage workers who if given a “pink slip” would only be a paycheck or two from losing their homes.