Empathy is a word that has been widely used in 2020. It is both rare and abundant. It is a fundamental part of being human. However, empathy is in short supply when you look at the past year and consider the role of Corporations, News Media, Social Media, and our politicians.
This is why we teamed with Facebook, the 404 and Michael Ventura, the author Empathy AppliedTo help you understand how empathy can lead to powerful and transformative leadership, read “Empathy Can Provide a Direct Path to Powerful and Transformational Leadership” The Business of EmpathyThe 12-part content series ” is only available on SMW+ and is free to all.
We announced the formation last year of the 404, a multi-disciplined group of digital thought-leaders who are committed to solving social media-related problems. The 404 is a group of over 40 companies. Facebook is one of the members. It has offered its Global Partner Centers for hosting 404 events and meetings. And, most recently, a new series on our streaming service, SMW+.
“Facebook is proud to support the Business of Empathy program and bring the industry together to make a change for good. The global pandemic has touched all aspects of our lives, and for business leaders, it’s more important than ever to dial up empathy for our customers, employees, and communities,” shared Sylvia ZhouGlobal Industry Relations and Intelligence Lead at Facebook
Each episode of The Business of Empathy takes on a different topic and features interviews with some of the world’s most successful business and marketing leaders, including former Head of Digital for Visa and CMO of Eargo, Shiv SinghAuthor of Restoring the Soul of Business, and former Chief Growth Officer. Publicis? Rishad Tobaccowala, Lola BanjoStrategic Innovation Partner at Salesforce.
“Our world is a diverse and nuanced place and those who can perspective take and evolve their understanding and behaviors will be well poised to usher in a more inclusive, collaborative world. This is why The Business of Empathy so important. The time for empathy is now,” said Michael Ventura, author of Applied Empathy.
The 12 episodes of The Business of Empathy are:
- EP1: Why Empathy, Why Now With Michael Ventura
- EP2: Empathy and Strategic Innovation Lola Banjo
- EP3: Empathy. Expertise. The Truth. Shiv Singh
- EP4: Empathy for a Remote and Distant World Teodora Pavkovic
- EP5: Empathic Archetypes Michael Ventura
- EP6: Empathy, Design Thinking with Paulette Bluhm-Sauriol
- EP7: Empathy, Innovation, and Pharma Cal Austin
- EP8: Empathy and Visual Communication Kirstin Benson
- EP9: Exploring the Whole of One with Michael Ventura
- EP10: Empathic leadership with Karuna Rawal
- EP11: Empathy and Team Culture Kiesha Garrison
- EP12: Restoring Business’ Soul with Rishad Tobaccowala
You can watch all 12 episodes for free on SMW+, our streaming platform for marketers who are looking to level up in their careers, thanks to Facebook’s support.
We are certain that you will be more educated and enlightened by this series. It will help you to become a more effective leader and transform your career.