Empathy : why it matters, and how to get it / Roman Krznaric.
- ISBN: 9780698176041
- ISBN: 0698176049
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Perigee, 2014.
|General Note:|| Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed June 19, 2014).
|Summary, etc.:|| Discover why seeing the world through the eyes of others is the key to a happier self and a better world A popular speaker and co-founder of The School of Life, Roman Krznaric has traveled the world researching and lecturing on the subject of empathy. In this lively and engaging book, he argues that our brains are wired for social connection. Empathy, not apathy or self-centeredness, is at the heart of who we are. By looking outward and attempting to identify with the experiences of others, Krznaric argues, we can become not only a more equal society, but also a happier and more creative one. Through encounters with groundbreaking actors, activists, designers, nurses, bankers and neuroscientists, Krznaric defines a new breed of adventurer. He presents the six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people, whose skills enable them to connect with others in extraordinary ways ' making themselves, and the world, more truly fulfilled.
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