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Sympathy is NOT Empathy

Connecting with people requires empathy i.e. you feel the emotion another individual feels.  This is different from sympathy where you recognize the emotion but don’t feel it. In Fired Up or Burned Out, I wrote about the company Cranium and how it designs “high five moments” into its games.  High five moments are times when [...]
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Gap’s Chief Innovation Officer Recognizes Connection Required to Innovate

Career & Jobs / Career Advice : Michael Lee Stallard (3 years ago)

I’m encouraged to see more leaders recognize that individuals and organizations need connection to thrive. Here’s a video of Polly LaBarre at MIX interviewing Ivy Ross, Gap’s Chief Innovation Officer, about the need for connection t... Read Post

This Video Explains the Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker (4 months ago)

Empathy and sympathy are very different, and while neither of them are bad necessarily, empathy is about making an emotional connection with someone, while sympathy is—generally—about finding a silver lining. Both are important, but... Read Post

Neuro-Wifi: Power of Mutual Empathy

Career & Jobs / Career Advice : Michael Lee Stallard (8 months ago)

#4-Feel Others’ Emotions - Mutual empathy is a powerful connector that is made possible by the mirror-neurons in our brains.  These neurons act like an emotional wifi system.  When we feel the emotions others feel it makes them feel... Read Post


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