Empathy matters. Empathetic leaders command greater trust and respect boosting engagement and motivation.
The patients of empathetic doctors recover more quickly from illness.
But research has confirmed a serious empathy deficit in the health arena with 56% of doctors reportedly saying they don’t have time for empathy.
But the reality is being empathetic takes no time at all. A 40 second interlude of empathy and kindness has been shown to result in significantly reduced anxiety levels.read more