The Importance of Empathy, pt2: Its Good for You, Too!

Posted by: Roland Weigelt, on 28 Feb 2016 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

In my recent blog post I described empathy as a valuable skill e.g. for UI design. But empathy is more than just that UX soft skill thing, for making other peoples lives better.In this post Ill give two real-life examples where a lack of empathy significantly reduced the chances of success in a competitive situation which should give food for thought even to the most selfish person.Example 1: Programming Contest EntriesIn 2004 I entered a competition for Visual Studio add-ins organized by Roy Osherove....

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