Empathic Minds

a way of being

Empathic Minds

a way of being
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Psychologist, Dr Peter Sear works with individuals, leaders, teams, and organizations across industries


 Dr Peter Sear’s book:

Empathic Leadership: Lessons from Elite Sport



The Sport Psych Show

Radio Xtra interview 

Deep Leadership podcast

Edwin Rutsch interview 


      Psychology Today blog 

      The World Financial Review

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Dr Peter Sear MBPsS, FRSA

Peter earned his PhD at the highly regarded Institute for Sport Business, at Loughborough University.

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Peter’s PhD: Understanding Empathic Leadership in Sport, involved learning from elite coaches, working at the highest national and international level of team sports. Peter has also worked with professionals in business, education, Mental Health, and design. His other interests include neuroscience, neuropsychoanalysis, architecture, literature and art.

As well as a PhD, Peter also holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, an MA in Human Resource Management, and another MA in Jung and Post-Jungian Studies. Peter is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts (FRSA), a member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS), a member of the Foundation for Leadership through Sport (FLS), and writes for a variety of publications.

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“There’s a growing appreciation of empathy across industries, including: medicine, education, politics, military, business, and sport. It’s clear that empathic practices offer a huge advantage over the competition. Indeed, there’s a growing realisation that a lack of empathy means you’ll be left behind.”

Dr Peter Sear, Founder of The Empathic Minds Organisation




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“Empathic practices have been shown to increase: wellbeing, safety, productivity, efficiency, commitment, retention, innovation, motivation, and performance.”

Dr Peter Sear, Founder of The Empathic Minds Organisation

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Empathy and Schadenfreude

Empathy and Schadenfreude in Sports A fan's perspective. When it comes to sport on TV, what’s the next best thing to sharing in the experience of your own team’s victory? Whatever your sport, you probably prefer to watch your own team rather than any other. You may...

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The New Signing

New Signing Eventually, we'll reach the end of another football season in Europe. Clubs will be considering improvements to their squads. So, what happens when a new signing enters the dressing room? Does it lift the moral and emotions of the whole squad? How does it...

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Rashford V Johnson : Passing Empathy to Politics

Empathy Empathy is about understanding and is often fuelled by experience. Empathic politicians need to understand those they represent, yet we regularly see evidence of a lack of understanding, due to a lack of empathy. This leads to a fall in popularity or essential...

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The Empathy of Cummings & Trump

Cummings and Trump We have seen Cummings and Trump dominate the news and public discourse for two weeks, with both being accused of lacking empathy. Moreover, Piers Morgan recently suggested to the viewing public that President Trump, who he knows personally, has a...

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Empathic Communication

  Communication is possible without empathy, but a non-empathic communicator will never be as effective as they could be. Empathic communication is characterised by listening, compassion, concern, and support. Such efforts are noticed and appreciated. They have a...

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What is Empathic Leadership?

  Empathic Leadership The style of empathic leadership is based on the understanding that it is impossible to connect with or to motivate followers if you cannot envision life from their perspective. This realisation has led to empathy becoming a highly...

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