How to increase empathy, part 1: why it seems so hard to » Joshua Spodek

You want to improve your empathy because you’ve heard it’s fundamental to leadership, influence, and motivation, but find it hard to define, measure, or see in use, making it hard to improve or learn from others.

In other words, empathy is important for working with people, but hard to learn, all the more so for those who lack it most.

While I don’t pretend to be the most empathetic person, having started with little, I’ve improved a lot. I can teach you to improve yours. Today let’s see how others make it hard. 

by Joshua