Empathy

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Going To Work, Mr. Rogers Style

We spend more time with people at work than we do with our own families, and yet, what do we know about them? This is an important question, because the answer and action that follows can pay off big time.

I was listening to an NPR TED radio podcast while out walking last week. Filmmaker and storyteller Andrew Stanton (Toy Story and others) talked about the ingredients of a great story, and shared a quote that he had heard Fred Rogers kept in his wallet as a reminder:  “Frankly, there isn’t anyone you couldn’t learn to love, once you’ve heard their story.”  

If Mr. Rogers needed to be reminded of this, maybe we do too.  Read more

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