The Empathetic Leader

Sari Goldberg McKeownBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: An empathetic leader breaks down walls, deepens relationships, and inspires others. They promote collaboration and help others feel valued.  Empathetic leaders listen and create opportunities for others to share. The conversation about empathy is trending. In the last decade, #GoogleTrends indicates that interest in empathy has grown more than 75%. The world is discovering that empathy is a power … Read More

The Empathetic Teacher

Sari Goldberg McKeownBlog, Connect Better, Manage Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Our learners’ behavior is an important form of communication.  Consider and revise your responses to student behavior to be more empathetic. Don’t assume how a learner is feeling; ask them directly. Validate your students’ feelings to ensure they feel heard and understood. During my first year teaching, I spent countless hours learning, planning, and creating. I loved every second … Read More

The Power of Empathy

Sari Goldberg McKeownBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: This post shares the power of empathy; empathy has the power to heal and create connections. Relationships promote growth, are a source of inspiration and motivation, and allow people to share struggles and celebrations. Four attributes of empathy include perspective taking, staying out of judgment, recognizing emotion in another person, and communicating that you can recognize that emotion. I … Read More