Empathy is the key to great leadership. Nobody likes dictators or autocrats at the workplace or elsewhere. Can you imagine working for one who only expects you to say "yes"? Can you imagine working for one who won't listen to you? Here is a personal account of a good empathetic manager I have worked with in several jobs. It is in Chinese (traditional scipt).
Today, speak to anyone with a camera, and the next word linked to photography would be "photoshop" (almost as a synonym with image editing). However, speak to old school photographers who shot on film, and you get a different response.
A fair pay for a fair day's labor, as they say. If you are paid a certain remuneration, it is equitable to how much effort you put in, and how much results you yield for the company.
What happens when a creative partner gets hounded by a label after the partner gets noticed by the people? What does it mean for agencies and companies alike in marketing and creative campaigns?