Written by Jim Knight.

How do we make sure other people hear what we have to say? Perhaps the best way is to make sure we understand them, which is to say we demonstrate empathy. In today’s video, I describe what empathy is, why it is important, and how to demonstrate it. In this time of polarization, trying to understand others may be one of the most important things we can do.

You can download free forms to help with demonstrating empathy here:

Please note: Radical Learners will be taking a holiday break from today until January 9. I’ll be posting my next video in this communication series then. Thanks for reading and watching.


  1. Lifecoachblogger

    You have such an interesting blog. Thanks for sharing. I’m a life coach blogger. Reading blogs is my hobby and I randomly found your blog. I enjoyed reading your posts. All the best for your future blogging endeavors. Please keep in touch with me in Google+, +sridharchandrasekaran Twitter @lifecoachbloger

  2. Salina Bujosa

    Very interesting blog post! It is important that we all show empathy for other people.



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