When facing extremely negative circumstances, your ability to make a difference can seem inadequate. This resulting sense of helplessness can cause you to freeze up and do nothing. Don’t give up. There are actions you can take so you don’t feel so helpless.
Posts Tagged: empathy
Practicing humility and stepping into the skin of the other can help us eliminate blind spots and broaden our worldview.
Learn why emotional intelligence is key to success in the workplace.
What gets in the way of diversity in the workplace? How do we practice empathy to improve it? Learn how.
We know rudeness gets in the way of relating to others at work. But even common, well-meaning responses can block us from connecting with others. Here are 10 common ways we prevent ourselves from being present and truly listening to others, and steps we can take to remove those barriers.
There is a right way to answer phones, and it can make a big difference for all involved.
How can we be more inclusive of people and things we don’t warm up to? How can we be more curious about their differences? After all, don’t their differences matter just as much as our differences? How can we get into their world and see how those differences make sense to them even though they… Read more »
More than anything, FCC CIO David Bray wants employees who exude empathy. In an interview with GovLoop, he shared how empathy bridged a divide within his agency and how it guides the way he interacts with his team.
David Bray, Chief Information Officer at the Federal Communications Commission, offered several tips for addressing friction on the road to change.
Last week I was in the Philippines on a work trip with a client agency. Having done quite a bit of research on empathy for a blog post last month, I decided to practice some of the tips I uncovered during my time away from the office. It was the perfect opportunity because the client… Read more »