Kindness and empathy are different, and both are valuable practices. In this brief animation, we share the definitions of kindness and empathy, outline the four qualities of empathy, and describe why we must practice empathy.
Golden Rule vs. Platinum Rule
Most of us learned the Golden Rule in kindergarten, and our teachers suggested using it as a plumb line for all types of human interactions. But what are the limitations of the Golden Rule, and is it still a practical guideline? In this post, we evaluate the Golden Rule and offer the Platinum Rule as a new benchmark.
Are you brave enough to listen like Wonder Woman?
When we listen, we are more likely to learn about others’ experiences and increase our understanding of the need for equity and justice. In this post, I channel Wonder Woman as an inspiration for using our power for good, listening to others’ needs, and being brave and courageous in taking bold steps toward change. You’ll learn the three levels of listening and a helpful acrostic for practicing excellent listening skills.