How is Christmas like a day at the job? Give up? You get to do all the work; and the big guy in the suit gets all the credit. [Note: if I have to explain the joke, it is not… Read More ›
4 Ways Empathy Misfires, Breaks Down, Goes Astray – Don’t Let This Happen to You!
Four dimensions of empathy exist – each one has a way of misfiring, breaking down or going astray. The advantage of this definition of empathy is that it shows one where things go “off the rails”. If one knows where and how… Read More ›
10 Top Tips and Techniques for Expanding Empathy
Join me [Lou] for an on the air conversation on Empathy Radio focusing on top tips and techniques for expanding ones empathy. Click here to play the show: 10 Top Tips and Techniques for Expanding Empathy. The main tip and… Read More ›
Interview by Edwin Rutsch with Lou Agosta on Building a Culture of Empathy, the Video
Edwin Rutsch, Founder and Director of the Center for Building a Culture of Empathy (www.CultureOfEmpathy.com), does an on camera interview with Lou Agosta, discussing issues and variables on the critical path to building a culture of empathy. No one said… Read More ›
Empathy is the new love – and what that means!?
You know how in the world of high fashion grey is the new black? Well, empathy is the new love. Okay, enough with the tenuous humor. What does this mean? Culturally? Politically? Psychodynamically? Polemically? Critically? Culturally, the context is a… Read More ›
Empathy in the Context of Psychotherapy (Talk Therapy)
Absent a gracious and generous listening (empathy), psychotherapy is hard to distinguish from a dental procedure, probing sensitive, tender spots with sharp instruments. Empathy makes all the difference. If a person is going to express difficult and sensitive personal content,… Read More ›