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Create a list of interview questions for members so that we can find out their experiences around training empathy.



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Questions.

1. What is your name, background and interest with training empathy?

2. What are your ideas for forming an International Empathy Trainers Association?

3. What sort of support do you need from IETA?

4. How would you like to contribute of building the Association?

5. What questions do you have for others on the list?

6. Will you be able to attend some planning and design meetings?
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What dates and times are good for you?

7. Any links you'd like to share.
Your Website:
Facebook page:
LinkedIn page: 
 etc.:

8. Other Comments?
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What are good questions to ask each other about our personal needs and wishes for a trainer's association?

Write your questions below.


  1. Why are you interested in forming the International Empathy Trainers Association?

  2. What are painful feelings you have around being an empathy trainer/teacher?

    1. What are the unmet needs behind these feelings?

    2. Do you have any stories to share about this?

  3. What are positive feelings you have around being an empathy trainer/teacher?

    1. What are the met needs behind these feelings?

    2. Do you have any stories to share about this?

  4. Why is it important to you to teach empathy?

    1. 5 Whys: Why is that important?

  5. What do you think is an effective way, in a brief interaction (spoken/written), to get across to people the value of empathic skills such that that they don’t think something to the effect of “But, I already know how to communicate”?

  6. What are obstacles for you in being empathic? What could help in such a situation?

  7. What is your definition of empathy?

  8. What for would you like to be a member of the International Empathy Trainers Association?

  9. What is your definition of empathy?

  10. What role does empathy play in the global movement for peace?



  • What are questions to ask potential members?
  • What do you see as possible benefits of joining IETA?
  • What do you see as possible drawback of joining IETA?
  • What services, support, etc.  would be of help to you?
  • What are possible problems?
  • What are possible solutions?



  • How did you come to discover that empathy was so important?
  • What have you discovered in your journey of empathy about yourself that you didn’t know before?
  • How do you measure empathy?  Do you feel that empathy can or should become a measureable asset in evaluating instructors, students, employees, bosses, etc?
  • How much background do you have in reading about empathy, and what tradition do you mostly read/think in?
  • How do you relate with being an “empath”?
  • How has empathy been valuable to you in your work or life?



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