What we're watching: 
In this animated video clip, renowned researcher and storyteller,  Brene Brown, describes the dichotomy of empathy and sympathy.  

What we're reading:  
Learning to Deal with the Imposter Syndrome. At one point or another most of us have asked ourselves, "Am I good enough?" This article explains the root behind this feeling of fear and inadequacy, and suggests that embracing it is the best way forward. 
Quote we're inspired by:   
"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid ."   --  Albert Einstein
Empathy and self-acceptance are key concepts in negotiation and mediation, whether it be on a personal or professional front. If you're interested in learning to become more effective through connection, understanding and common goals, join our online Skills for Effective Negotiations course starting September 26th. 

Have a great day! 
The Centre's Team
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