Podcast – Building Authentic Empathy
Recently Padraig spoke with Dale Dixon on the complete leader podcast.
Host Dale Dixon interviews Business Coach and Strategist Padraig Berry, who is the CEO of One Focus Business Consultants and TTI Success Insights Ireland.
On today’s episode, Dale and Padraig discuss authentic empathy, and how it is a building block for many other leadership competencies.
Padraig shares stories from his time working with Irish-American businessman and philanthropist Chuck Feeney, and gives three challenges to grow empathy as a leader.
When you are hiring, you need to use more than DISC. DISC is outwardly observable behavioural tendencies. What goes on beneath the surface is harder to read but even more powerful. What if you could see what a person values and is driven by, be it money, status, helping others? How much engagement could you get from your employees if you had this information at your finger tips. Using DISC correctly and in conjunction with the other TTI Tools is essential for your organisation’s success.
Companies need to reimagine how they attract – and retain – employees by giving them what they desire, resulting in keeping them happier and more engaged. I am unique. So is every other employee. Companies would be wise to get to know their employees on a personal level and find out what is truly important to each and every one of them. Then, create a unique plan for each person that helps the employee achieve what he or she strives to achieve.
We believe in order to create engagement, employers need to move beyond believing that experience is all about extra benefits at work such as Massages Mondays and Pool Tables. Real employee experience begins with meaningful work. What can your organisation do to create meaningful work for your people? What can you do to make your people feel connected and to feel like they belong and they trust you? Isn’t this what Experience is all about?
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