PWSHRM Chapter Meeting- How and Why to Manage With Empathy

Date(s) - 07/08/2020
7:30 am - 9:00 am


Presenter(s):  Gina Weatherup, Chantilly Mediation and Facilitation

Be the leader employees feel heard by, appreciated by, and trust. Empower your team by managing with empathy.

By increasing your ability to feel and show empathy in the workplace, you’ll strengthen social ties and build deeper connections with those you lead. That in turn leads to a stronger commitment to you as the team leader, to the organization, and to shared goals. Ultimately, simply concentrating on connecting empathically with your team members can lead to increased productivity and profitability – and you’ll likely get improved performance ratings yourself.

Gina D’Andrea Weatherup believes we spend too much time working to not be happy at work. She founded Chantilly Mediation and Facilitation to help leaders create happier, more compassionate workplaces – knowing that this is not just the right thing to do, it’s the profitable thing to do. Gina is a trained mediator, holds a Master of Arts degree in Women’s Studies from The George Washington University, and a Professional Certificate in the Science of Happiness at Work. Gina is a member of the Virginia Mediation Network, the Mid-Atlantic Facilitator Network (MAFN), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).


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