Tuesday, October 04, 2011

G2G: Empathy


This morning, I was brought face to face with a reality that I often pay lip-service to, but which has not managed to sink into my heart yet...

Over the course of my short stay on earth, I have found that it is especially easy for humans to be very self-centered... Even when we try to get things from others, we seldom consider what they have to gain (or lose) by granting our desires - and focus only on what we stand to gain...

Also, we find it extremely easy to criticize other's positions, not stopping to think whether we would do better if we were in their shoes... Or stopping to think if we were any better when we were in their shoes in the past...

Bottomline: emphatize, put yourself in other people's shoes... Remember, to criticize is easy - to do better may be difficult...


KOYE-LADELE Mogbekeloluwa, +2348062543654, koyegbeke@gmail.com

1 comment:

  1. i love putting myself in people's shoes and to a very large extent,it guides my decision.this is an encouragement for me to continue....thanks.good piece,welldone.

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