5 Experts Explain the Role of Empathy in Business

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with five accomplished entrepreneurs. Throughout our conversations, one common theme stood out to me as a poignant aspect of all of their business philosophies: the presence of empathic communication.

Empathy, it appeared, was a driving factor that influenced the success and business relationships led by these five innovators. Here are the the five insights that I learned from our conversations about empathy in business…

Danny Wong, the cofounder of Blank Label, a luxury menswear company, taught me the importance of using empathy towards client…

4. Manage Empathically
Tim Askew is the CEO of Corporate Rain. Tim illustrated the importance of empathy in business management…

5. Be an Empathic Team Member
Justin Bariso, Founder and Principle at Insight, showed me the importance of empathy as a member of a team…

by Jake Newfield