Ideas to Get Better at Empathy


Want to improve your Empathy skills? Check out this graphic for a variety of ideas that you can start implementing right away to improve your score.



Empathy: the Ability to Feel the Feelings of Others

In this short video, Andy Johnson talks about how mastering this leadership skill will allow today's leaders to operate on an entirely different level, especially with millennials.

Whitney’s Surprise Fund Helps, One Donation at a Time

When Whit Mitchell and Bill Cuff met while doing facilitative work with teams at Kodak over 23 years ago, neither knew that the chance encounter would lead to years of friendship and a partnership to fight social injustice and help those in need.

The Not-so-soft Side of Empathy

Host Dale Dixon and The Complete Leader author Ron Price talk about the often-misunderstood skill of Empathy, and why it has been identified as one of the most important skills for leaders in the 21st Century. Ron defines Empathy, gives leaders tips to develop the skill, and tells us why Empathy is a core building block for many skills that leaders need.

Empathy: The Platform for Which Engagement Happens

In this short video Jay Steven Levin, certified EQ Coach, Behavioral Analyst and Mediatorc, speaks to us about the characteristics of leaders that naturally possess empathy and how to determine your capacity for empathy. 

What Matters More for Leaders? Charisma or Character.

By Andy Johnson

Why Visionary CEOs Never Have Visionary Successors

Steve Blank, Harvard Business Review, October 20, 2016

Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. Sixteen years later, that dominance is looking threadbare. The reason is failed leadership, and Apple – currently the dominant tech firm for the mobile era – is at risk of making the same mistakes.

Don’t Let Power Corrupt You

By Datcher Keltner, Harvard Business Review, October 2016

Enhancing Managerial Prowess in a Whole New World

Our guest is Dr. Ranjit Nair, who is a leadership, people, and talent management expert; author; and executive coach with Price Associates. Dr. Nair talks about the changing workforce, the emerging need to motivate multiple generations, and learning to manage virtual workers. He also shares what he thinks is one of the most important leadership skill—the power of empathy--and how to measure and develop it. 

Learn the Greatest Leadership Skill of All

3 Ways to Build Empathy

By Dr. Ranjit Nair, Ph.D.

Decision-making? Persuading others? Coaching? Being creative? Developing others? None of these great and essential leadership competencies or skills can come close to what I believe is the greatest of them all. 

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