If You Make Snap Judgments, You’re Missing Out on This Important Thing
Raise your hand if you’ve ever made an overall assessment of someone within 5 minutes of meeting them. Most of us probably have, right? It’s easy to judge someone’s appearance, accent, or demeanor, but that may not be the whole story. The ability to empathize with others is necessary to gain a bigger picture. And research shows the more we empathize with others, the more we see them as being similar to ourselves.