It is astonishing how elements that seem insoluble become soluble when someone listens. How confusions that seem irremediable become relatively clear flowing streams when one is heard. --Carl Rogers

The 'E' For Empathy Test

The 'E' For Empathy Test

Jan 18, 2013-- "If you ever want to understand your boss, corner him (or her) at the next office party and see if he'll play a little game. Tell him you need only 30 seconds. Then ask your boss to extend his right forefinger. "Go ahead," you might need to assure him, "this won't hurt." Then ask him to take that extended finger and draw a capital E on his forehead. Does he draw the letter so that it faces him -- that is, backward to a person looking at him? Or does he draw the letter so that the viewer can read it? Neither way is right or wrong. But the direction of that letter might tell you something about the disposition of that leader." Dan Pink shares more. (15533 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionExperiment with empathic listening at your own workplace.



Quote Bulletin


Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
Kenyan Proverb

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 246,025 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Nov 10: Two Words That Can Change a Life (78,441 reads) Nov 9: The Gentle Art of Blessing (5,526 reads) Oct 13: Why We Should Take World Octopus Day Seriously (4,764 reads) Oct 15: Rethinking the Bucket List (6,375 reads) Oct 21: 8 Questions to Help Navigate Election Stress (8,640 reads)

More ...