Rachel Gillet declares that Empathy is the first of the 15 most important and most difficult skills to acquire for our life and for our job. Well, it seems we started with the right foot and that our challenges are getting us in shape for our life and for our work, too.
“You can be the most disciplined, brilliant, and even wealthy individual in the world, but if you don’t care for or empathize with other people, then you are basically nothing but a sociopath,” writes Kamia Taylor.
Empathy, as business owner Jane Wurdwand explains, is a fundamental human ability that has too readily been forsworn by modern business.
“Empathy — the ability to feel what others feel — is what makes good sales and service people truly great. Empathy as in team spirit — esprit de corps — motivates people to try harder. Empathy drives employees to push beyond their own apathy, to go bigger, because they feel something bigger than just a paycheck,” she writes.
“15 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever” – Rachel Gillet Business Insider Jan. 7, 2017
Cristina Baldan, January 2017