compassion http://kalw.org en Are Gratitude and Compassion Unrealistic in Many of Today's Workplaces? http://kalw.org/post/are-gratitude-and-compassion-unrealistic-many-todays-workplaces <p>On the June 23, 2013 edition of <em>Work with Marty Nemko</em>, Jeremy Adam Smith, from UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center and I will discuss&nbsp; gratitude and compassion in today's workplace: quaint but unrealistic ideal and/or crucial missing ingredient?</p><p>Plus <i><span style="font-style: italic;">you can call in for a Three-Minute Workover.&nbsp; </span></i>I'll try to help you with whatever career conundrum is besetting you.</p><p><em>Work with Marty Nemko</em> is heard every Sunday from 11 am to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM, San Francisco.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 01:23:47 +0000 Marty Nemko 28722 at http://kalw.org The Science of Compassion http://kalw.org/post/science-compassion <p></p><p>What makes us want to be good?</p><p>&ldquo;Compassion is complex,&rdquo; says Emiliana Simon Thomas, the former associate director of CCARE, the Center for Compassion And Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.</p><p>Brian Knutson, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Stanford University, adds: &ldquo;It&rsquo;s not quite an emotion, is it? It&rsquo;s more sophisticated.&rdquo;</p><p>Emerging science is exploring how our minds feel for others.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 01:23:32 +0000 Judy Silber 13623 at http://kalw.org The Science of Compassion