The Browne Center

Empathy Explained


To continue the thread of empathy from Jeff Frigon’s January blog post, this month’s video featuring Dr. Brene Brown offers a clear explanation about why empathy is so vital to connection.

Her pithy wit and some great animation capture what we all, at some point, wish to receive when we are having difficulties: recognition and shared perspective of emotion without judgement.

It is this connection that helps us create healthy, tenacious communities!


The Browne Center has been providing innovative experiential learning programs since the early 1980s. We provide a wide range of programming from comprehensive trainings to shorter one-day sessions. Our learning programs evolve to meet the needs of our clients and our diverse client base allows us to draw upon best practices from a variety of disciplines and remain sensitive to specific needs and outcomes.

Creating a dynamic program based on your group's specific goals is our approach with every single client. We can provide an action-packed program to meet your needs – whether you are coming together as a new group, integrating new members, building positive group relationships, addressing specific behaviors, or striving for performance excellence.