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Episode Four: Empathy in Creating Caring Organizational Cultures


Organizations are no longer just providing an EAP to check the box on workplace mental health and well-being. Many business leaders have recognized the need to create a caring culture, one where employees feel psychologically safe to share and talk about their struggles. A culture that offers the opportunity for those listening to offer care and concern, to show empathy.

Check out the APAF Center for Workplace Mental Health’s latest episode of Let’s Talk: Mental Health Works to hear from Heather Kelly, Founder of Aura Wellbeing, a global consulting organization, on the importance of empathy and the role it plays in creating a caring organizational culture. This interview highlights the real steps organizations are taking to address empathy, and the positive outcomes achieved in making that commitment.

"To me, what I have sort of come to realize, what is the most innate in all of us is that ability to be able to put ourselves in other people's shoes and see the world the way they see it. That's empathy. That's at the heart of design thinking." – Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

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