“For me, one of the key things that needs to underpin our work and our movements over the next 4 years is empathy. According to Roman Krznaric in his book ‘Empathy: why it matters and how to get it’, empathy is:
“The art of stepping imaginatively into the shoes of another person, understanding their feelings and perspectives, and using that understanding to guide your actions”.
…it is clear the empathy needs to come from us. As does the rebuilding of our collective imagination. From the networks we build. The projects we establish. The connections we make. The conversations we have. The initiatives that start with the needs of those around us. I loved this video I saw recently, a powerful taste of empathy-building (Rob Hopkins):”
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