I have always firmly believed that you can get a lot further with someone by being kind than being mean. We used to have a sign by our door that said, “Your name is always safe in our house.” But, easier said than done, right? It’s easy to be rude to members of your team […] Read more
kindness is necessary
There is no training program that teaches it that I am aware of. The skills of strategic planning, organization, sharp decision making and delegation don’t require it. But yet the best leaders I have known possess it. What is it? Kindness. Is it a natural or learned skill that can be developed later in life? I don’t know. But one thing I do know is that kindness is necessary if a leader wants to be as effective as they can be.