Have you ever had a boss that just couldn’t get the struggles of your team? How about one that COULD? Most of us have felt the difference and, today, we are celebrating empathy in our leaders and failure as a stepping stone to success! In this episode of #MergingMinds, Javi Diaz sits down with Julio Leal, Head of Localization at Spendesk, for an insightful conversation about his valuable #leadership lessons gained through his rich experience in the #localization industry and glimpses into his personal life.

Key discussion points:

- How empathy plays a crucial role in building strong professional networks and Julio’s passion for human interaction

- The importance of understanding team members' perspectives and fostering personal connections for team motivation and #inspiration

- Breaking the stigma around failure and how leaders can create a culture that embraces learning from mistakes

- Acknowledging our limitations and being humble enough to admit when we don't have all the answers

- The importance of leading by example: demonstrating a willingness to learn and grow as a way to inspire the team and provide development opportunities

Join us for this empowering conversation with Julio Leal for insights on the essence of leadership, empathy, and continuous growth in our localization industry.

You can connect with our guest Julio Leal and learn more about him here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/julioleal/

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