Would You Avoid Empathy?

Transcript: Research has shown that when people are given the option to show empathy, they’ll avoid it. For some reason, people are afraid. Now, I guess empathy has gotten a bad rap, and people think that if they’re kind, somebody is going to ask them to do something for them. So, maybe it’s time to … More Would You Avoid Empathy?

Ch-ch-ch Changes

“Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.” Sydney J. Harris 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗽𝘀𝘆𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘀 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝘁 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗮 𝗹𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝗯𝘂𝗹𝗯? 💡 Just one – but, the lightbulb has to be willing to change. 𝗪𝗵𝘆 … More Ch-ch-ch Changes

Conscious Empathy is an Antidote to Toxic Turnover

𝙏𝙤𝙭𝙞𝙘 𝙘𝙪𝙡𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜𝙡𝙚 𝙗𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙘𝙩𝙤𝙧 𝙤𝙛 𝙖𝙩𝙩𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙙𝙪𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙨𝙩 𝙨𝙞𝙭 𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙝𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙂𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩 𝙍𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙜𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 — 10 𝙩𝙞𝙢𝙚𝙨 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙥𝙤𝙬𝙚𝙧𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙣 𝙝𝙤𝙬 𝙚𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙮𝙚𝙚𝙨 𝙫𝙞𝙚𝙬𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙥𝙚𝙣𝙨𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙞𝙣 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙚𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙮𝙚𝙚 𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙣𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙧. Toxic Top Five Elements 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗡𝗼𝗻-𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗨𝗻𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝘂𝘁𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝗮𝘁 𝗔𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 Respect is mentioned 30 times more often in employee reviews as the … More Conscious Empathy is an Antidote to Toxic Turnover

Feeling Seen at Work Creates Trust

Researchers from Stanford and Harvard University tested how recognition of emotions leads to more trust between leaders and employees. Their findings showed that acknowledging someone else’s feelings – especially negative ones – can help trust to develop even among widely dispersed teams. While many managers and leaders were taught to avoid emotion in the workplace, … More Feeling Seen at Work Creates Trust

It’s Not About the Nail

When it comes to compassionately and consciously extending empathy and concern to another, listening is more powerful than you can imagine and foundational to the process. While your instinct is to fix the issue by pointing out the obvious, there is always more that remains unseen. Acts of gentle inquiry and sincere curiosity create the … More It’s Not About the Nail

How do we create a positive change with empathy?

Relationships are more important than salary to many employees. In 2021, 54% surveyed left a job because their boss wasn’t empathetic to their struggles at work or in their personal lives (49%). Belonging and feeling valued by one’s boss is critical to reducing an employee’s intention to leave. When no changes are made after a … More How do we create a positive change with empathy?