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Empathy Doesn’t Mean Agreement

Empathy Doesn’t Mean Agreement

Empathy Doesn’t Mean Agreement

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  • Skill Level: Introductory Skill Level
  • Time Investment: Read time: 1-2 minutes
  • Date Published: 10/2005
Trainer tip: Empathy is about being present to a person’s feelings and needs. It is acknowledging another’s experience, not necessarily agreeing with it. If you have a different opinion than another, empathize with her first. Then, state your feelings and needs with regard to the situation.
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