Margie Oleson, Leading with Humanness – Empathy in Action – Innova.Buzz 609

Our guest in this episode is Margie Oleson, an organizational leadership and performance coach from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Margie brings a unique perspective to leadership, emphasizing the importance of humanness and emotional intelligence in organizational dynamics. Her insights offer practical strategies for leaders to foster more cohesive, empathetic, and effective teams.

Key points discussed include:

  • Embracing Emotional Intelligence: Margie highlights the significance of understanding and connecting with team members on an emotional level, transforming leadership from mere task management to human-centric guidance.
  • Effective Use of Personality Tools: She discusses the role of tools like DISC and Working Genius in nurturing empathetic leadership, focusing on how they can aid in understanding team members’ emotional profiles.
  • Cultivating Team Cohesion through Empathy: Margie underscores the leader’s role in creating an environment where empathy and understanding are paramount, leading to stronger team bonds and enhanced collaboration.

Listen to the podcast to find out more.

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