Empathy is Not

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.

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What is empathy?

Here’s a quick read on what empathy is.

And a podcast episode devoted to empathy.