Publication name
HR Future
Publication date
08 Jun 21
Coaching Type
ICF core competencies & coaching skills

The paradox of empowerment

Many leaders and organisations say that they want their people to be empowered.

Leaders recognise that empowerment equals better engagement, improved well-being and ultimately better business performance.

However, people cannot be empowered.

In this short article Richard Cartlidge explores why there is a paradox in empowerment and offers a way for leaders to address this issues using readily available and trainable skills.

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