The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me. Oprah Winfrey Great leaders are empathetic.
Great leaders are empathetic. Tomorrows jobs will require even more empathy. Forbes writer, George Anders calls it the The Number 1 job skill in 2020 and The Soft Skill that Pays 100K +. So go get great at empathy. You’ll be a better leader, and make more money. Wait, how do you do that? There’s growing evidence empathy can be learned.
5 Ways to Get Better at Empathy
1. Experience pain….
2. Collect and reflect: ….
3. Suspend judgement:….
4. Work on related EQ Skills…..
5. Practice ….