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The Difference Between Sympathy And Empathy

We recommend watching Brene Brown’s Ted Talk, The Power of Vulnerability where she artfully articulates the importance of the emotional experience.

“The truth is, rarely can a response make something better — what makes something better is connection.” ~ Brene Brown

I have and continue, to recommend watching Brene Brown’s Ted Talk, The Power of Vulnerability where she artfully articulates the importance of the emotional experience. I recently came across another outstanding Brene Brown video in which her speech to the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (better-known as the RSA), was made into a delightful short animation. The subject matter of the speech, and the resulting video, is the difference between sympathy and empathy. It’s a great three-minute reminder on how we can both enhance our communication skills and better connect with others. Take a look…