Empathy is not…
An excuse to forget that a team exists to accomplish goals.
An exemption from shared accountability.
A soft feeling similar to roasting marshmallows around a campfire (which, by the way, is a lot of fun).
Empathy is not these things, but it is among the most powerful undercurrents to establishing high-performing teams and a high-performing campus culture.
What is empathy?
Here’s a quick read on what empathy is.
And a podcast episode devoted to empathy.