Empathetic To Their Situation

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To be empathetic is to listen, understand and comfort others in their current situation. To enter into the grief or happiness of others and have the ability to show empathy which is to feel with others, not just for others. 

We must be willing to deal with and minister to people who have needs that most people feel very uncomfortable with. 

    • Say the right thing at the right time.
    • Personality should be one with a soft-spoken love.
    • Do something for th greater good to contribute to the betterment of the world.
    • Be involved in helping people in a direct way either individually or in a small group.  
    • Enjoy helping and advising people.  
    • Concerned about person’s welfare.
    • Promote learning and personal development.
    • Interested in human relationships. 
    • Helpful, responsible, warm, cooperative, idealistic, sociable, tactful, friendly, kind, sympathetic, generous, patient and understanding.
    • Create new ideas, programs, things or anything else not previously developed by another person.
    • Creative and intuitive.  
    • Work in an unstructured environment where you can use your imagination and your creativity.  
    • Be open, imaginative, original, intuitive, emotional, independent, idealistic and unconventional.

    Investigative In Nature

    • Be vigilant and investigative in nature.
    • Be involved in activities that have to do with ideas and thinking.
    • Observe, learn, investigate, analyze, evaluate or solve problems.
    • Search for facts and figure out problems mentally. 
    • Analytical, curious, methodical, rational, cautious, independent, precise, reserved, complex, intellectual and modest.
    • Involve yourself in activities that follow set procedures and routines. 
    • Work with data and details. 
    • Clerical and numerical ability to carry out tasks in great detail. 
    • Conforming, practical, careful, obedient, thrifty, efficient, orderly, conscientious and persistent.  

    Adventure Awaits

    Adventure awaits, so what do you prefer doing when it comes to doing a hands-on activity?

    • Hands-on activities tend to focus on things in the physical world.
    • Enjoy working with tools and machines.
    • To enjoy careers that can be performed outdoors. 
    • Frank, genuine, humble, practical, natural and persistent.  
    • Influence others, enjoy persuading others to see their point of view. 
    • Enjoy working with people and ideas versus things.
    • Adventurous, energetic, optimistic, agreeable, extroverted, popular, sociable, self-confident and ambitious.  
    • Create a harmonious relationship with people.
    • Strive to provide others hope and inspiration in the time you have together.
    • Be tactful and sympathetic to others needs. 
    • See the positive qualities of others and enjoy helping them improve their well being, their talents and their potential.
    • Set objectives and perform the tasks required in an orderly way. 
    • Make practical decisions in a systematic fashion based on the facts.
    • Can work directly with people on a cooperative basis, communicate and interact with them on a face-to-face basis and provide comfort and care to those in need.
    • An assertive leader requires good work habits and a strong character.
    • It is important to always speak calmly and clearly. 

    Caring/Compassionate to help people in need, treat people kindly, be sensitive to other people’s feelings.  

    Courteous/Polite is showing respect to friends and family that you show to strangers and the elderly.  

    Dependable/Reliable can people count on you? Are you punctual? Do you plan ahead, Are you always prepared? 

    • Giving your word that you will do something means you must do it.
    • Stick to a task until its completed. 
    • Practice, practice, practice.
    • Limit distractions and focus on the task at hand.
    • Set small goals to start on your path to a larger achievement.  
    • Being disciplined is having self-control of your actions. 
    • Do the hardest step first. 
    • Document your actions to identify your strengths and weaknesses. 
    • Remain patient because good things come to those who wait.  
    • Are you enthusiastic about what you are doing?
    • Always have an activity to look forward to.
    • Surround yourself with enthusiastic people, they can be contagious.
    • Appreciate everything you have.

    Fair/Impartial means I am able to look at a situation without taking sides. 

    • Look at the whole picture, not just one aspect of it.
    • Do you best to separate feelings and facts.
    • Be able to pay attention and avoid distractions. 
    • Turn off distractions. 
    • If your honesty may hurt someone’s feelings, speak with kindness.
    • Everyone has strengths and weaknesses including you.
    • Appreciate how others have contributed to your successes.
    • Must be objective and not make comparisons.
    • Be nice to those around you.
    • Being kind is not motivated by self-interest.
    • Love people for who they are.
    • Make time in your life to spend time with others is important.
    • Stand by someone even when times get tough.
    • Motivated to take action without being reminded or prompted.
    • Know what’s going on around you, by looking around not just straight ahead. 
    • Pay attention and take mental notes. 
    • Use your five senses, sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch.
    • You must remain patient by not whining or complaining.
    • Be respectful of other people’s feelings or their possessions. 
    • Speak with intention while being courteous and polite.
    • Take control of your actions and your obligations.
    • Don’t make excuses take ownership. 
    • Agree to not do more for the person than you think you can actually handle. 
    • Punctual and will follow-through.
    • Speak it is from the heart like you really mean it. 
    • Don’t look to others to validate your self-worth.
    • It’s important to embrace differences in others.
    • I try to make people around me feel comfortable. 
    • You will not participate in personal attacks.
    • Be trustworthy so others know they can confide in you. 
    • You will not gossip.  
    • Would you describe yourself as ambitious?
    • Do you have many goals that you have set for myself.?
    • Do you like to have a sense that your current actions are moving you forward toward a better future. 
    • Are you a hardworking person who likes to take care of your responsibilities before you let yourself have fun. 
    • Do you believe strongly in the importance of fulfilling your duties and you never try to weasel out of a task that is your responsibility?
    • Do you have an appreciation for structure and order in your life and do you like to stay organized? 
    • Believe in there is “a place for everything and everything in its place.”
    • Identify with the feelings of others and are sympathetic when others are suffering. 
    • Do you mind being around people experiencing difficult emotions?
    • Do you feel called to help and support people who are troubled?
    • Are you called to care for others who are less fortunate or less capable than yourself. 
    • Do you enjoy providing for others?
    • Are you often drawn to children or the elderly who can benefit from my help?
    • Not content to accept things as they are, do you prefer to search for deeper answers to have a sense of the bigger picture?
    • Do you enjoy helping others adapt to their needs when you can?
    • Are you a master of small talk?
    • Do you find things in common when it comes to friends and acquaintances?  

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