Join Arianna Huffington for an in-depth discussion in this video Evaluating your style, part of Compassionate Directness.
- Organizations are struggling with this idea that,…often, that person who is extremely successful,…they've produced results, they've sold at high levels,…can be that brilliant jerk in their organization.…They know that they may be losing…all the people underneath them…because they don't wanna work for that person.…The culture's aware of the impact that they're having…on that region.…
But that person's been delivering at such a high level…that they're often willing to sacrifice…all of those people, that turnover, that culture,…because of that person's results.…What we're finding in and around all of that is,…that person often has a blind spot.…They think that most of the pain or the impact…that's being created…is because those people aren't tough enough,…those people couldn't handle the truth,…they couldn't live up to the standards…that they were setting,…and have really great reasons and excuses for why…they think they behave the way they behave.…
The wake-up call won't usually come on their own.…There usually has to be somebody senior to them…
- Recognize the benefit of employees working within a culture of compassionate directness.
- Identify the drawbacks of a culture of directness compared to a culture of compassionate directness.
- Identify the qualities of mindful communication.
- List the components that make up trust in a business environment.
- Recall the positive end result for business operations when a company builds a culture of compassionate directness.