Compassionate leadership:

It’s about putting your people first, creating a convivial environment, and ultimately giving everyone, including you the leader, a more purposeful and satisfying work life.

Do you want to be the best version of a leader that you can be?

This book describes the psychology, neuroscience and practical approaches foundational to effective leadership in a modern organisation

Do you want to help your team find a new energy and enthusiasm for work?

Explore compassion for one another, for teams and for yourself

Do you see your career as a learning journey?

Each chapter includes key points, suggestions for application and references for learning more

Chris has succeeded in providing a highly engaging mix of life experience, psychology and neuroscience, along with practical approaches and insights and where to go next, all in one book. There is a superb collection of diagrams. You will explore the human side of leadership: how to truly understand people and yourself, trust, team development, culture - right through to personal meaning and looking after your most important asset – you!

Adrian Brown

Owner and Chief Executive

VP MED Group

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About the Author

Chris Whitehead

Chris Whitehead’s career has spanned design engineering, academia, contracting, project investment, programme management, sustainability and coaching. He has held senior management positions and directorships in several successful multinational businesses and three SMEs.

He has a first-class honours degree from Trinity College Cambridge and an MBA from the University of Sheffield. He has a Postgraduate Certificate in coaching and mentoring from Sheffield Hallam University and is accredited by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council as a Senior Practitioner.

In his spare time he can be found on a bike, in a yoga studio, at City of Sheffield Rowing Club or walking the hills of the Peak District National Park.