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When navigating obstacles, we often turn to well-established solutions and get stuck churning in that problem space. We become cyclical and self-referential. Involving others and developing empathy can bring fresh input, perspective, and ideas.
Empathy is a buzzword these days. But what does it really mean and how do you apply it to your work? In this seminar with Indi Young, author of the Rosenfeld Media book Practical Empathy, you’ll learn the different types of empathy, how to develop it, and some tips for persuading the people around you to pay more attention to this powerful tool.
Discover the most usable kind of empathy for your work
Investigate the different kinds of empathy
Dig into the most repeatable, reliable kind of empathy
Recognize the difference between applying and developing empathy
Learn tips for deep listening sessions
Weigh solution-focused versus person-focused research
Attend this seminar if you want to learn:
We got excited just chatting with Indi about this seminar. Your 90 minutes with her will show you how a focus on empathy helps us make better decisions. You’ll leave knowing why empathy is a key ingredient to your success.
Indi Young has been pioneering ways to understand customers and employees in order to support them better for more than 20 years. Most organizations have developed awareness and expertise at gathering big data—the numbers that track what and how people have done things—but they don’t necessarily understand the why. Indi helps clients tune in by using the messy, divergent reasoning and motivations that drive people’s decisions. She’s an expert at gathering the thoughts that lie deeper than simple preferences, opinions, and desires. She can solidify patterns and sort through wavelengths to focus on particular channels and support people in more powerful ways.
She is the author of two amazing books from Rosenfeld Media, Mental Models, and Practical Empathy.
Indi was a founder of Adaptive Path in 2001, which has provided leadership for the experience and strategy design field. Indi has worked with clients in many industries, including higher education, and has seamlessly embedded with teams at multi-national organizations as well as with tiny start-ups. Indi’s style of engagement and tremendous knowledge always delights.
She blogs at www.indiyoung.com and you can follow her on Twitter @indiyoung.
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