Joy Superpowers – Episode 23 – Empathy

In the 23rd Joy Superpowers episode, we are taking a look at the superpower of empathy with Rob Volpe! Rob is an astute observer of life and a master storyteller who brings empathy and compassion to the human experience. As CEO of Ignite 360, he leads a team of insights, strategy, and creative professionals serving the world’s leading brands across a range of industries. He is the author of Tell Me More About That: Solving the Empathy Crisis One Conversation at a Time. As a thought leader in the role of empathy in marketing and the workplace, he is a contributor to Entrepreneur’s Leadership Network and frequently speaks on the topic at conferences, corporations, colleges, podcasts and with the media. He is a graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and lives in San Francisco with his husband and 3 cats.

To find out more about Rob, his work or his book, head out to https://www.ignite-360.com/book !

During this episode, we are discussing topics such as:

  • Differences between emotional and cognitive empathy
  • Empathy decline as a phenomenon reasons behind it and its effects on society and relationships
  • Benefits of empathy in all areas of life

About the podcast:

The Art and Science of Joy Podcast is all about inspiring people to live more joyfully, so if you’re seeking a bit more joy in your own life or seeking to bring some more joy to the lives of others then this podcast could well be for you! In our second podcast series, Joy Superpowers, we’ll be going through one superpower per week that you can use to live a more joy-filled life.

In each episode, I’ll be inviting an expert on a particular Joy Superpower to share their words of wisdom, as we take a look at the science behind the superpower, and explore how you can apply the superpower in your own life.

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