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


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Anita Nowak
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Daily Empathy Post #2422 (March 29) Purposeful Empathy"'You cannot pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.' This quote expresses the idea of self-compassion for me in a nutshell. Unless we can think about ourselves, understand our feelings, and cater to our needs, trying to fend for the needs of the people around us will always empty us and make us resentful."Article sourced from The Annapurna ExpressPhoto by Max van den Oetelaar on Unsplash ... See MoreSee Less
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Wanna break out the tissues today? Watch my “book reveal.”#purposefulempathy ... See MoreSee Less
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Daily Empathy Post #2421 (March 28) Purposeful Empathy"By learning to be more present and aware of their thoughts and feelings, students can develop a greater understanding of the perspectives of others and be more empathetic toward their peers. Meditation can also help them develop better concentration, focus, and problem-solving skills, which can lead to better academic performance."Article sourced from Nepali TimesPhoto by JD Mason on Unsplash ... See MoreSee Less
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In this week's newsletter, inspired by my conversation with Maria Ross, learn about the business case for empathy.In my weekly newsletter I amplify the voices of people from around the globe who believe the world needs more empathy - and are doing something about it.This month, my focus is on the role of empathy in the workplace.www.linkedin.com/pulse/empathy-engine-success-spotlight-maria-ross-anita-nowak-phd ... 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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