Are you quick to judge? Do you sometimes think people are way much too emotional? Or maybe people say you're far too blunt? In order to understand people, you need to understand what makes them tick.

In this learning journey we'll teach you how to understand what motivates people. We'll work on your empathy, which will help you stop getting irritated so quickly. You'll also study other people's non-verbal signals. Pretty soon a whole new world will open up right in front of your eyes.


What motivates another person?

There are all sorts of ways to understand what motivates another person. In this learning journey, you'll work on empathy. You'll learn to understand other people's motivations by being aware of nonverbal communication and emotions. Interpreting someone's behavior plays an important role in this respect. It will help you to put yourself in other people's shoes, thus enabling you to examine their motives, place them in a neutral framework, or even admire their characteristics. Learn to look at things through someone else's eyes and understand what motivates this person.

  • Theme: Communication and interacton
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Spread out over 2-6 weeks
  • Learn the ability to sense other people's emotions

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Empathy training

Are you quick to judge? Do you often think others are too emotional, or do people find you rough around the edges? These are all reasons to follow this empathy course.

You can only know if you've really understood someone correctly, by discussing their motives. This way you can check your interpretation of this person's behavior. And that's what you'll be working on in this learning journey. Keep asking yourself what really motivates the other person by asking yourself various questions. What does the other person think? What is the other person's intention? How can I keep seeing and discovering the other person's positive characteristics? In short: put yourself in the other person's shoes.

Sounds exciting?

You now have an impression of the learning journey. Would you like to continue learning? Do you want to give yourself a boost? Then let's get started.

Meet the master

Our online courses are written by our "masters." Each one of them is an expert in their field, and they all have many years of experience. Among them you'll find trainers, psychologists, coaches, authors, etc.

Ernestine is the creative force behind a range of learning journeys. Her goal is to make learning fun and to teach practical skills that really help people grow.

What is New Heroes?

We are New Heroes. We support lifelong learning. You can make unlimited use of our online courses, for a low, fixed monthly fee.

We understand you want to get from A to B. We're not here to hold your hand, but to encourage you. Not as a coach, but as a supporter. Not with "boring" training courses, but with exciting learning journeys. You're responsible for making sure you can get started with your new skills today.

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