A guide to empathy and compassion Yet there is a difference between empathy and compassion, and it’s important to understand, especially for leaders.
Knowing the pros and cons of compassion vs. can be the difference between creating a productive, trusting team or letting too much slide and experiencing burnout.
Empathy means feeling the emotions of another person. It’s not only an awareness of those emotions, but an understanding. It’s a visceral, automatic reaction that happens in both our brains and our bodies – activating certain nerves and causing parasympathetic reactions we aren’t aware of.Read more on tonyrobbins.com