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When Bill and Melinda Gates got married, Bill’s parents gave the couple an interesting gift: a sculpture of two birds, sitting side by side, staring at the horizon. Twenty-four years later, Melinda said the statue still sat in front of their house.
We often compare empathy to a muscle. Used in the right way, it can allow you to “lift” others up and even help carry their burdens. But like any muscle, it can become overworked.
The key, then, is to keep your empathy in balance.
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