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Empathetic Communication: Why Vulnerability is the Key to Connection

In business as well as in life, few things are more important to your success than building relationships. But so often, relationships fail before they get solid footing because we as humans sometimes have a difficult time connecting. That connection begins with empathy. And the key to empathy? Vulnerability. The takeaways from this talk will be learning how to value the listener, improved social connection and becoming a master at building a relationship quickly and effectively.

Sharon Steed

Freelance marketing writer and speaker

Sharon is a freelance marketing writer and speaker. She works with companies in all different industries on both identifying who their target is and creating content specifically tailored to that audience. A life-long stutterer, she decided to face her fear of talking by spending 2015 speaking at conferences globally on improving communication through empathy. She lives in Pittsburgh.


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