Why Do So Many Managers Forget They Are Human Beings?

Creating a culture for employee engagement is a leadership responsibility. Begin with remembering leaders are like all of us. First, we are humans, then we are leaders. When we separate the two, it becomes our nature to lead with compassion. Considering the needs of our employees should be much like considering our family needs.

An article in the Harvard Business Review, Why So So Many Leaders Forget They’re Human Beings, by Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, and Vince Brewerton the Authors provide four key points.


Put them into practice and measure your results. You could be giving your organization and its employees a great lesson in leadership.