148. Seeing Deeply: Exploring Empathy from How to Know a Person by David Brooks
Girl, Take the Lead!April 04, 2024x
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148. Seeing Deeply: Exploring Empathy from How to Know a Person by David Brooks

This is a Sound Bite episode that builds on our previous episode with Bernadette Smith where we talked about Diversity, Equality and Inclusion efforts covering a variety of topics. One of them was about empathy and sincerity.

While we have covered this topic with Brené Brown’s book, Atlas of the Heart, I found another which you might find interesting: David Brooks’ book: How to know a Person – the Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen. And in today’s episode I’ll concentrate on his chapter called the Art of Empathy.

Here are the topics we covered:

  • What gets in the way of being empathetic
  • The 3 empathetic skills
  • Practices to build empathetic talents
  • Ways empaths see the world differently

As Mentioned:

David Brooks’ book:

How To Know A Person, The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen

⁠Ep⁠⁠. 15, Part 1 of 3 – Atlas of the Heart (Brené Brown) – How do the emotions, Empathy and Compassion, relate to leadership?  Ep. 145, Part 1 of 2 – Navigating Relationships with Candor and Trust – Insights from Peter Yaholkovsky & Sue Staker Ep. 82, Book Discussion: Trust Yourself, Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work by Melody Wilding Ep. 76, “Don’t Take It So Personally!” & Emotional Intelligence Ep. 80, Book Discussion: Emotional Agility by Susan David PhD with Help From The Velveteen Rabbit 


More About David Brooks: 

David Brooks is an op-ed columnist for the NY Times and a writer for the Atlantic and appears regularly on PBS NewsHour. He’s had several best sellers including The Second Mountain, The Road to Character, and the Social Animal.


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