14 December 2021 |

Rob Volpe, CEO of Ignite 360: Why Empathic Thinking is a Powerful Business Tool

By Ben Bradbury

Rob Volpe’s early experiences of bullying taught him the power of empathy. He carries these lessons with him as 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.

In this episode Rob sheds light on the different types of empathy, how to develop empathic communication and why your team will grow stronger, become more collaborative and produce better results when you go out of your way to understand them.

Interview Breakdown:

2:00 – Intro to Rob Volpe

2:30 – How actors and writers apply empathy

3:55 – What most people misunderstand about empathy

4:50 – Empathy within the male and female stereotype

8:52 – How to remain empathetic in the workspace

13:00 – Habits to strengthen your empathetic muscle

18:11 – Unlock empathy through a beginner’s mindset

21:20 – How Rob discovered the power of Empathy

25:40 – The empathy crisis explained through numbers

29:15 – Unleash empathy through talk and play

32:55 – Closing remarks

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