Synergy Personal Development

Five Ways You Can Give Good Feedback

January 30, 2023 by John Cunningham Giving feedback is an opportunity to help others improve. It doesn’t matter if the person has done a wonderful or not-so-wonderful job. Providing honest and sincere feedback helps the other person understand what they are doing right, what needs to be corrected, and how to develop. Here are five […]

How you can be more empathetic

November 12, 2020 by John Cunningham The quickest way to gain credibility is to show that you care. Treating others with empathy is something we are taught from childhood. Our elders would often say, “put yourself in their shoes.” We have come to believe that listening to and intellectualizing how others are feeling is enough. […]

Be more empathetic with active listening

September 3, 2020 by John Cunningham It’s not your turn to speak yet It can be frustrating, infuriating and even disappointing when others don’t listen to your views and opinions. Everybody has an idea to share yet no-one takes the time to hear yours. So how do you get others to truly comprehend your words, […]

Why Do You Need Art

This play wasn’t just about a house disrupted by neurosis. It was also a reminder of the role we all play in the lives of others. We need art to helps us to consider deep questions and get in touch with our emotions.