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Emotional Intelligence: Empathy

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Empathy is credited as a factor in both improved relationships and even better product development. But while it’s easy to say “just put yourself in someone else’s shoes,” the reality is that understanding the motivations and emotions of others is an elusive capability.

This book helps you understand what empathy is, why it’s important, how to surmount the hurdles that make
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Paperback, HBR Emotional Intelligence Series, 134 pages
Published May 9th 2017 by Harvard Business Review Press (first published 2017)
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Pyramids Ubiquitous
Sep 25, 2018 rated it liked it
mostly useful snippets of articles relating to empathy in the workplace. there are a few instances of shameless advertising here, but the book does give an overview of the power of empathy in a leader. this is more a springboard into further reading than anything else, but does provide enough insight to hold out on its own.
Sahana
Feb 17, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Meh

Boring book. Short read. My effort in writing this review somewhat summarizes the effort that seems to have home into writing the book itself...
Ryan Phung
Sep 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very good and succinct book that touch on many interesting aspects of empathy. I discovered many things I don't know and it challenged many of my assumptions. This is going to be a good series.
Madelaine Whalen
Jul 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Enjoyed the quick hit approach to a very extensive subject. Perfect as an introduction to the topic that spurs further research into the areas that are the most valuable to you.
Jeremy
Jan 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Quick read of 10 interesting HBR articles on empathy. I dogeared a few pages to go back to later, but then left it on the plane!
Devin Ambron
Aug 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Compassion centered workplaces are on the rise. Are you ready to anticipate the needs of your team?

Three types: Cognitive Empathy (I understand you), Emotional Empathy (I feel you) and Empathetic Concern (I know what you need).

Almost no one is trained in Empathetic Concern. The ability for someone to sense how you feel and what you need from them.
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Author of Emotional Intelligence and psychologist Daniel Goleman has transformed the way the world educates children, relates to family and friends, and conducts business. The Wall Street Journal ranked him one of the 10 most influential business thinkers.

Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence was on The New York Times best sellers list for a year-and-a-half. Named one of the 25 "Most Influential Busine
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