Lack of empathy has real financial consequences for organizations, including lower productivity and higher turnover rates, according to Sydney [Australia] clinical psychologist Hamada Els. Increasing empathy can have a positive impact on an organization; it has been shown to foster greater team cohesion, motivation and effectiveness, and performing acts of kindness is a way to increase one's empathy for another. Workplace leaders can also draw from resources like "" to get the best results from their teammates and boost morale.

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