How do organizations earn employee loyalty? Lasting relationships aren’t merely achieved through compensation and material perks; they’re nurtured by human connection and compassion. Research has shown the benefits of being compassionate on health and personal relationships, but it’s also incredibly beneficial to professional success — but it has to be authentically altruistic. The good news is that becoming more compassionate is not only possible; it’s actionable. The authors recommend managers take the following actions to grow in their own compassion: Start small, be thankful, be purposeful, find common ground, see it, elevate, and know your power.
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