Most people guess incorrectly about the best way to reach out in empathy to others. Yet identifying with others is one of the chief means we gain likeability, one of the Seven Influence Traits®. Of course we don’t empathize with others merely to increase a score; however, having people understand we are emotionally in their corner does help us lead them.
What Is Empathy?
The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner - Merriam Webster
Which Road to Empathy?
Research suggests that a process of systematic reasoning outperforms gut instinct for understanding what other people are thinking and feeling. This counters our own self-perception that gut instinct would be the best means to empathize.
Likeability, Relationships, Emotional Intelligence, Intuition
Watch & listen to discover how you can become a more influential leader and/or help to develop the leaders around you. In this week's BLAB episode we take a look at EMPOWERING, TRUSTWORTHINESS & LIKABILITY!
Watch & listen to discover how you can become a more influential leader and/or help to develop the leaders around you. In this week's BLAB episode we take a look at COURAGE & PASSION.
Watch & listen to discover how you can become a more influential leader and/or help to develop the leaders around you. In this week's BLAB episode we take a look at CONFIDENCE & COMMITMENT.
Through examining how servant leadership is tied to each of the Keller Seven Influence Traits® and strengthening each of these traits, a crucial step will be taken in creating a healthy culture of servant leaders.
Seven Influence Traits, Servant Leadership, Confidence, Courage, Empowering, Trustworthiness, Likeability, Commitment, KII
Reduced confidence leads to increased anxiety, procrastination and eventually paralysis. As a leader, this paralysis can stall the entire organization.
Confidence, Leadership Skills
You can influence people in a positive way. With a little time and practice, you can also leave an impression on all who you come into contact with.
Influence, Confidence, Passion, Charisma
Hone your communication skills to ensure that people will listen. Learn about 7 skills you can develop to become a more influential communicator.
Influence, Leadership, Communication
We were given a gift of intuition and we should rely on it more often. Ignoring it can often lead to very bad results!
Intuition, Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Courage, Personal Development, Professional Development