What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown
reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.

The power of empathy RSA video

Empathy fuels connection. Sympathy drives disconnection.

Dr Brené Brown is a research professor and best-selling author of “Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead” (Penguin Portfolio, 2013). She has spent the past decade studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.

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