Improving empathy in the arts workplace

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Madeleine Dore

Historically the arts have been masters of empathy so why don't the skills that make great work also create great workplaces?

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What makes for a great team and workplace? Skill and talent of employees? Innovation? Great ideas?

Analysis by Google, one of the world's most sought-after employers, has found that simply being nice is the key to effective team work. A team where the members respect and acknowledge each other's emotions and contributions is not only more pleasant, but also more productive.

About the author

Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer and founder of Extraordinary Routines, an interview project exploring the intersection between creativity and imperfection. She is the previous Deputy Editor at ArtsHub. Follow her on Twitter at @RoutineCurator