Sharon Steed is a corporate empathy and communications consultant as well as an international keynote speaker. Sharon is a subject matter expert on communicating with empathy. She has spoken at companies on improving team communication and collaboration; at tech conferences on vulnerability as an asset; and has given a TEDx talk on empowering insecurities. A lifelong stutterer, she uses her speech impediment to teach both what empathy is and how to be empathetic. Her corporate empathy practice teaches organizations how to build a collaborative culture using principles of empathy. Sharon works with teams looking to boost productivity through improving collaboration as well as with individuals on effective, productive and positive communication strategies. Sharon’s course Communicating with Empathy is available on both LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com.