Roman Krznaric

Empathy Why It Matters & How to Get It

Roman Krznaric

Talk: Empathy Why It Matters & How to Get It

98% of people have the ability to empathize. But few of us use our full empathic potential. Roman's new book is Empathy: Why it Matters & How to Get It - describes the six habits of highly empathic people, showing how empathy can be used to improve our relationships, boost our creativity and tackle social problems from everyday prejudice to violent conflicts. Drawing on over 10 years of research, you will learn about human libraries, how babies can teach empathy, how our empathic brains work and discover the world’s first Empathy Museum.

Roman Krznaric

Roman Krznaric is a cultural thinker and writer on the art of living. He is a founding faculty member of The School of Life in London, and advises organisations including Oxfam and the United Nations on using empathy and conversation to create social change. He is also founder of the world’s first Empathy Library.

Empathy: Why It Matters, and How to Get It

Through encounters with groundbreaking actors, activists, designers, nurses, bankers and neuroscientists, Krznaric defines a new breed of adventurer. He presents the six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people, whose skills enable them to connect with others in extraordinary ways – making themselves, and the world, more truly fulfilled.

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