She yawns... then you yawn.
Yes, it's a thing - it's called yawn contagion.
If you care, if you can feel the pain of others (and not just others who are close to you), you’re feeling empathy.
But if you can feel it - if you’ll yawn when someone close by yawns - you’re alive... you have at least the inklings of emotional maturity or E.Q. - and there’s hope for you.
Every truly successful entrepreneur, business owner, fundraiser or nonprofit leader has off-the-charts emotional maturity.
No, not I.Q. - that’s an old myth of fixed and undeveloped, unchanging intelligence.
E.Q. is about neuroplasticity - our ability to grow and change (sorry old dogs, you CAN learn new tricks).
Here’s your test for your team - your leader or boss: yawn and see who yawns with you.