The disruption is coming. It won’t be just a minor change but a radical change that radically alters the way we see the world. That disruption will cause many tremendous pain. The question we must ask is, “Will you be on the cutting edge or the bleeding edge of that disruption?”
There is an easier way. For years we have heard that the best way to lead is to build a power base upon networks of powerful people in important positions.
Each of us has the power to do far more than we ever thought possible.In every situation, we have the ability to leverage our power and lead ourselves (and our organizations) to do what others dismissed as “impossible.”
Millennials are disrupting the world, doing what many of us haven’t imagined. They are earning wealth faster and challenging outdated assumptions. In the process they have pushed us out of our comfort zones. That is great but there is one attitude that they need to change as soon as possible – they need to be more empathetic.
To create an innovative product or service, we need a team that works well together. That means we need to create a cutting-edge culture in our organization. How do we do that?
We hear a lot about empathy in leadership. If you follow me, you have heard me talk about compassion quite a bit lately. What is the difference?
Do you remember a time when you changed vendors because they understood your needs better. The old provider never seemed to get it quite right, failing to listen to what you said you needed. They seemed to care more about what was easiest for them than serving you as a customer. But then you found…