Posts From Vivek Mehra

Sole sentinel

 “Leaders change organizations. And it takes a Virtuoso leader to change an organization in the most positive way.” Fred Kiel, author of Return on Character, told The Smart Manager in an earlier interview. It is yet another dimension of leadership

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Building compassion

In their book, Awakening Compassion at Work: The Quiet Power That Elevates People and Organizations, Monica C Worline and Jane E Dutton say that “compassion at work is neither a luxury nor an ideal. Organizations cannot afford the hidden costs to human capability that come from perpetuating suffering. In desperate need of new sources of adaptability, collaboration, innovation, quality, and engagement, workplaces must turn toward making compassion at work a reality.”* However, it should be kept in mind that there is no shortcut to building a compassionate culture and that the onus is on the leadership.

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