Learning with LinkedIn : The importance of professional empathy

When managing or collaborating with teams, you can sometimes run into challenges on how to best work together.

In this week’s Learning with LinkedIn, we take a look at the importance of professional empathy. When there is an emphasis on building solid, professional relationships, team members are happier and empathy thrives. By focusing on being empathetic at work, you can take steps to improve collaboration by understanding and engaging with your colleagues.

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Learn more in the full course: Communicating with Empathy.

About the presenter: Sharon Steed is a corporate empathy and communications consultant as well as an international keynote speaker. A lifelong stutterer, she uses her speech impediment to teach both what empathy is, and how to be empathetic. Her corporate empathy practice teaches organizations how to build a collaborative culture using principles of empathy.

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