This video by Professor Brene Brown is a great introduction to understanding the importance of vulnerability to relationships.  Our ability to connect with others is key to effective leadership.  Empathy is critical to emotional intelligence. The video is well worth 20 minutes of your time.

How will you practice empathy over the next week? How will you encourage others to be vulnerable and empathetic?

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  1. Great post!
    The first of your last two questions is the answer to the second question.
    It is easier said than done. A lot of personal introspection may be necessary before approaching why you’re armoured. The armour does come off, though, usually one piece at a time. It’s worth the effort.

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