5 books on Empathic Leadership

recommended by Natasha Zolotareva

According to Gallop study, top factors contributing to employees burnout all have to do with the way managers treat them. Unfair treatment in the team, enormous workload, and unreasonable deadlines, lack of understanding by management – all these issues are better understood and addressed by a leader with high EQ. Here are the must reads for any leader willing to develop empathy

  • 1


    Emotional GRIT: 8 Steps to Master Your Emotions, Transform Your Thoughts & Change Your World PRE
    by Dr Neeta F Bhushan

    Emotional GRIT book is an in-depth guide to ignite lasting transformation for anyone who wants to step into their power and become the best version of themselves. From world-class leaders to stay-at-home moms, Emotional GRIT is written to empower the individual so they can master their emotions, discover inner strength and revolutionize their homes, businesses, ​and workplaces to create even more impact in the world.

  • 2


    What Are Your Blind Spots? Conquering the 5 Misconceptions that Hold Leaders Back
    by Jim Haudan & Rich Berens

    This book​ is written to empower leaders with a new way of thinking to help them create the best culture for their people. What Are Your Blind Spots? takes you straight into the board room of well-known leadership teams to illustrate how these blind spots play out and the impact they have on organizations.

  • 3


    Leadership Lessons Inspired by a Six-Year-Old
    by Joseph McGee

    In this inspiring read, we learn through the eyes of the author that the most effective vehicles of education are love and perseverance. Leadership Lessons Inspired by a Six-Year-Old, may not initially relate fatherhood to leadership, but through story-telling and objects, lessons can be leveraged from at home into the workplace.

  • 4


    Live Big: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Passion, Practicality, and Purpose
    by Ajit Nawalkha

    While most aspiring entrepreneurs think the next business strategy will manifest the life they desire, successful entrepreneurs know it’s the emotional and mental “shifts” that will bring you closer to your goals. Live Big is the go-to guide for business owners and entrepreneurs who want to be in a state of flow and creativity, to ensure your passion is backed by purpose and practicality.

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    Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
    by Brené Brown

    Ofter leaders think that to be respected they need to appear strong and hide real feelings. Author of Dare to Lead demonstrates the opposite, she demonstrates that courage and vulnerability always go together and teaches readers about 7 behaviors​ that can develop trust.

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