The following is directly taken from The Most Underrated Skill for Creatives? Empathy by Jake Cook
As Maya Angelou once said, “At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.”
How about you?
How does empathy factor into your creative process?
My answer…Empathy is an essential mindset to build relationships. Trust comes next, and then creativity. When we as educators provide safe spaces for students and staff to innovate, we can create a culture of discovery that is free of fear and replete with curiosity and purpose.