Purposeful Empathy Advocate


Empathy, Technology
and the Future of Humanity
Phuket, Thailand, 2018

Empathy & Social Business
Global Social Business Summit
Mexico City, 2014

We Need Empathic Action
PINC Conference
Zeist, Netherlands, 2014

Social Impact Coach


2 hours ago

Anita Nowak
In this week's newsletter, inspired by my conversation with Dr. Bassam Khoury, learn how to extend more empathy to yourself and other using the four angles of (self-)compassion.Each week, I'll be amplifying the voices of people from around the globe who believe the world needs more empathy - and are doing something about it.www.linkedin.com/pulse/extending-empathy-self-others-spotlight-dr-bassam-anita-nowak-phd/?publish... ... See MoreSee Less
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10 hours ago

Anita Nowak
Daily Empathy Post #2364 (January 30) Purposeful Empathy"Agencies bringing a hustle mentality to the new business pitch process have always had a big advantage. It’s no longer enough. Now they need something else, too: Empathy."Article sourced from SmartBriefPhoto by Campaign Creators on Unsplash ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

Anita Nowak
Daily Empathy Post #2363 (January 29) Purposeful Empathy"Empathy, as described by Simon Baron-Cohen, British Clinical Psychologist at the University of Cambridge, is like a universal solvent. Any problem immersed in empathy becomes soluble. Empathy at the workplace requires to be addressed at two levels: Empathetic Leadership and Empathetic Work Environment."Article sourced from Omnia HealthPhoto by KOBU Agency on Unsplash ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Anita Nowak
Daily Empathy Post #2362 (January 28) Purposeful Empathy"With over a decade of practice and thousands of hours logged as a coach, I’ve learned that sometimes empathy shows up most purely as just listening—listening to understand. From a position of understanding, we make better, more accurate decisions."Article sourced from ForbesPhoto by Brock Wegner on Unsplash ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

Anita Nowak
Daily Empathy Post #2361 (January 27) Purposeful Empathy"'If you and I could sketch out a spectrum, with the very ideal application of empathy in our lives and the lives of others, and then you wanted to see the complete opposite of that at the other end, it would be that invasion of Ukraine by Russia,' said Johnston. 'It's really a total lack of empathy and simply conquest and power.'"Article sourced from CityNews OttawaPhoto by Elisa Calvet B. on Unsplash ... See MoreSee Less
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"Encouraging empathy and personal interactions, fostering innovation and creativity, and extending financial care to team members in need can help keep an organization healthy and in alignment with a higher mission."


"Empathy isn’t just how you respond to a customer complaint, of course. But such a situation typifies the need to prioritize empathy in every step of a company’s interactions with its customers."


"If any organization aims at staying ahead in its industry while getting the best out of its human resource, empathetic leadership is definitely an approach to consider."


"Alternatively, when people use disconnection or numbing to cope with their own situations, often unconsciously, they find that they are numb to everything – that all emotions are dialled down or switched off – and this can result in a lack of empathy.'"


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