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Purposeful Empathy with Anita Nowak

Purposeful Empathy with Anita Nowak

By Anita Nowak
Purposeful Empathy is a Youtube channel dedicated to conversations with people spreading more empathy in the world.

Join Anita Nowak, empathy expert, author, award-winning educator, international speaker and certified coach, to learn how like-spirited people around the world are turning up the volume on empathy through purposeful action.

Drawing from neuroscience, spirituality, leadership studies, positive psychology and the frontlines of social action, Purposeful Empathy explores the intersection of personal development
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Empathy is Key to Ending Mental Health Stigma ft. Jason Finucan Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to learn how empathy can help end the stigma of mental illness. Jason Finucan, founder of StigmaZero, helps organizations manage mental health in the workplace. In this episode, he shares how he transitioned from battling his own mental illness to becoming a mental health advocate. He also offers practical advice to managers who want to create a zero-stigma workplace culture, especially post-pandemic. 00:00 Introduction 00:28 About Jason Finucan 01:11 How and why Jason transitioned from battling his own mental illness to becoming a mental health advocate and “Stigma fighter” 06:05 How to practice empathy for those living with a mental illness 10:10 About StigmaZero 14:15 A recent success of StigmaZero 18:44 Jason’s advice for managers to prioritize mental health, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic 23:17 How to proactively create a workplace where wellness thrives 26:08 Jason’s Purposeful Empathy Story 29:45 Conclusion CONNECT WITH JASON ✩ Stigma Zero www.stigmazero.com ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonfinucan/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website: www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram: @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter: @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl To watch the video with subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC78vaeHVmoxebZCYtqsKe0A Video Edited by David Tsvariani
30:48
June 10, 2021
Thriving Organizations Espouse Empathy ft. Michelle Holliday Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to learn how organizations are dynamic, self-organizing living systems. Michelle Holliday, author of The Age of Thrivability, helps organizations and the people who work in them thrive, by borrowing lessons from the natural world. In this episode, she describes the connection between thrivability and purposeful empathy and shares the potential that’s unleashed when leaders allow life to thrive within their teams. 00:00 Introduction 00:28 About Michelle Holliday 02:05 What is thrivability and why is it important? 05:17 What happens when we view things mechanistically? 08:05 What are the design principles of thrivability? 11:11 Michelle’s corporate experience 12:55 Is the world catching on to the potential of thrivability? 14:36 Is Michelle hopeful for the future? 15:15 What is the connection between purposeful empathy and thrivability? 18:04 Michelle shares an example of how thrivability changed Montreal’s Espace Pour la Vie 23:49 Advice to organizations and leaders on how to practice thrivability 27:21 Michelle describes why “thinking like a mother” is better than shareholder and stakeholder capitalism 30:52 Michelle’s Purposeful Empathy Story 32:40 Conclusion Think Like a Mother (Or: Why Stakeholder Capitalism is a Dangerous Concept): https://michelleholliday.com/think-like-a-mother-or-why-stakeholder-capitalism-is-a-dangerous-concept/ To watch the video with subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC78vaeHVmoxebZCYtqsKe0A CONNECT WITH MICHELLE ✩ Website: Michelleholliday.com ✩ Age of Thrivability: Ageofthrivability.com ✩ Thrivable World: thrivableworld.mn.co CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website: www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram: @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter: @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
33:34
June 3, 2021
How Public Pedagogy Promotes Pluralism ft. Dr. Vivek Venkatesh Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to learn how social pedagogy can help counter hate and the epidemic of “othering." Dr. Vivek Venkatesh is the UNESCO Co-Chair in Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism at Concordia University. In this episode, he speaks about losing his cousin, Sukumar, to an act of terrorism, and how that event catalyzed some of deep inner work and continues to fuel his current passion as a filmmaker, musician, multimedia artist, curator, and applied learning scientist working at the intersection of public pedagogy and critical digital literacy. 0:30 About Vivek Venkatesh 01:55 Vivek’s story about losing his cousin, Sukumar, to an act of terrorism 06:50 Having empathy for people who have lost loved ones to acts of terrorism 09:38 Vivek explains how “resilience to hate comes from accepting ‘the other’ within ourselves.” 13:07 What is social pedagogy and how can it counter the epidemic of othering? 14:56 About Project SOMEONE 20:25 How Vivek’s musical bands (Landscape of Hate and Landscape of Hope) challenge conceptions of hate To watch the video with subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC78vaeHVmoxebZCYtqsKe0A CONNECT WITH VIVEK ✩ Life after hate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylxDwziIYwA ✩ Project SOMEONE’s Website: https://projectsomeone.ca ✩ Project SOMEONE’s Twitter:  @projectsomeone ✩ Chaire UNESCO-PREV’s Website:  https://chaireunesco-prev.ca ✩ Chaire UNESCO-PREV’s Twitter:  @unescoprev CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website: www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram: @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter: @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
29:58
May 27, 2021
Does Social Tech Elevate or Destroy Empathy ft. Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to learn how to cultivate and practice empathy on social technology platforms. Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips is a journalist and the author of The Future of Feeling: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World. In this episode, she describes the challenges to empathy perpetuated by social technology and offers advice to users, creators, and managers of these platforms on how to imbue them with greater empathy. Equity Centered Design Framework: https://dschool.stanford.edu/resources/equity-centered-design-framework CONNECT WITH KAITLIN ✩ Website: http://www.kaitlinugolik.com/about ✩ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kaitlinugolik ✩ Kaitlin’s Picture Credits: http://redbridgephoto.com/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website: www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram: @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter: @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
32:38
May 20, 2021
Why Empathy is Central to Creativity ft. Mimi Nicklin Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to understand why empathy is fundamental to creativity. Mimi Nicklin is the host of a popular weekly podcast called Empathy for Breakfast and author of Softening the Edge, a book that argues empathy is humanity’s oldest leadership skill. In this episode, she describes what’s at stake in the face of our global empathy deficit and how empathy has the power to unlock our creativity and kindness. Listen to the audio version here: https://anchor.fm/anita-nowak CONNECT WITH MIMI ✩ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership ✩ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/ ✩ Website www.miminicklin.com ✩ Softening the Edge: https://www.amazon.ae/Softening-Edge-humanitys-leadership-changing/dp/9948340094/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1618728223&refinements=p_27%3AMimi+Nicklin&s=books&sr=1-1 ✩ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en ✩ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxv635q-WB871-OA6KuUdpg ✩ Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/ae/podcast/the-empathy-for-breakfast-show/id1561120477 Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/show/the-empathy-for-breakfast-show ✩ Twitter: https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin ✩ TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
23:46
May 13, 2021
How One LA Producer is Taking Audiences from Empathy to Action ft. Peter Samuelson
Watch this episode to learn how a successful Hollywood producer has found joy - and success - flexing his empathy muscles. Serial pro-social entrepreneur, Peter Samuelson has always been ambitious about solving social problems. After 35 years of impact work, he’s brought shelter to the unhoused, helped foster kids get into college and brought joy into the lives of seriously ill children and their families. These days, through his production company, Philmco, he’s inspiring audiences to translate their empathy into action. In this episode, he describes how all his passion work has brought untold meaning and joy into his life. CONNECT WITH PETER: ✩ Website www.samuelson.la ✩ Phimco Media www.philmcomedia.com ✩ First Star Academy www.firststar.org ✩ Everyone Deserves a Roof www.edar.org ✩ Starlight Children’s Foundation www.starlight.org CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl
38:45
May 6, 2021
Imagine If All CEOs were Chief Empathy Officers ft Kim Smiley Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to be inspired by a fashion designer’s commitment to empathy. Kim Smiley is unapologetic about leveraging her fashion business to promote empathy. In this episode, Kim describes how an empathy experiment she conducted a few years ago went viral and shares how she’s woven together her two great passions - empathy and jewellery design - into her business. CONNECT WITH KIM: ✩ Website www.kimsmiley.com ✩ Instagram — @kimsmiley ✩ Twitter & Pinterest — @sapphobykim ✩ About The Empathy Effect & Empathy Pledge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gr2K3jqZgc ✩Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SapphoByKimSmiley ✩YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gr2K3jqZgc CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
30:52
April 29, 2021
Dialogue as an Antidote to Hate ft. Özlem Cekic Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to be inspired by the power of dialogue. One of the first women with a Muslim immigrant background to be elected to the Danish Parliament, Özlem Sara Cekic, is now General Secretary for Bridge Builders - Centre for Dialogue Coffee. In this episode, she recounts how she turned xenophobia on its head as an elected official by meeting her racist haters over coffee in their homes. After thousands of dialogues, she speaks with authority - and humility - about the power and potential of empathic listening. CONNECT WITH  ÖZLEM: ✩ Website https://brobyggerne.dk/?lang=en ✩ TED Talk: https://tinyurl.com/OzlemCekicTED ✩ Book https://tinyurl.com/OzlemBook ✩Photography by LesKaner: https://www.ozlem.dk/kontakt/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
31:41
April 22, 2021
Introducing SDG 18: Active Empathy for Life ft. Joaquin Lequia
Watch this episode to be inspired by a Peruvian educator who believes we must empower children to be agents of change on behalf of Mother Earth, whose programs reach 2 million children in South America. Joaquín Leguia is an Ashoka Fellow, a masterful storyteller, and founder of ANIA, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating children about sustainable development. In this episode, he shares his vision to include an 18th goal in the UN SDGs (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals) called Active Empathy for Life. Listen to the audio version here: https://anchor.fm/anita-nowak CONNECT WITH JOAQUIN: ✩ Website https://en.aniaorg.pe/ ✩ SDG 18  https://en.ods18.com/ ✩https://issuu.com/aniaorg/docs/the_garden_and_i ✩TED Talk https://www.ted.com/talks/joaquin_leguia_orezzoli_tini_tierra_de_ninas_ninos_y_jovenes CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedInwww.linkedin.com/in/anitanowak ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
32:45
April 15, 2021
Becoming a “Solutionary” ft. Zoe Weil Purposeful Empathy Hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to be inspired by an educator who believes it’s possible to create a world where all humans, animals, and nature can thrive. Zoe Weil is the Co-Founder and President of the Institute for Humane Education. In this episode, she describes the difference between being a solutionary, activist and problem-solver. She also shares her vision for educating a generation of solutionaries. Listen to the audio version here: https://anchor.fm/anita-nowak CONNECT WITH ZOE: ✩ Website https://humaneeducation.org/ ✩ TEDx Talk  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5HEV96dIuY ✩Books https://humaneeducation.org/zoe-weils-books/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn https://tinyurl.com/anitanowaklinkedin ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
33:08
April 8, 2021
How Clowning Opens Space for Empathy ft. Catherine Bryden
Watch this episode to learn what a professional clown means by “the stunning beauty of imperfection.” Catherine Bryden is a Theater Clowning Facilitator. Narrating stories of different insightful realizations that came up for people after clowns performed their stories, Catherine relates empathy to clowning on microscopic levels. In this episode, she shares how clowning has empathy for all that humans are and it helps us show empathy to ourselves, as well. CONNECT WITH CATHERINE: ✩ Website  www.clownforschung.de ✩ 'Fred Talk' Video: https://youtu.be/U2Y3sXSTbZY ✩ Short read: Developing Artistry in Teaching: New Approaches to Teacher Education Peter Lutzker ✩ Long read: The Art of Foreign Language Teaching, Dr. Peter Lutzker: https://www.scribd.com/document/72022257/Leseprobe-aus-The-Art-of-Foreign-Language-Teaching-von-Peter-Lutzker CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn https://tinyurl.com/anitanowaklinkedin ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
26:17
April 1, 2021
Self-Compassion Increases Resilience ft. Kyla Brophy Purposeful Empathy hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to learn how to turn inward with self-compassion to boost motivation and productivity. Many believe self-compassion is selfish or soft. Psychology researcher, Kyla Brophy, debunks those myths and describes how tuning into our thoughts and feelings increases our effectiveness. In this episode, she also shares a powerful process for self-compassion and describes two ways in which parents can help their children learn to practice self-compassion. CONNECT WITH KYLA: ✩ LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/kylabrophy CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn https://tinyurl.com/anitanowaklinkedin ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
29:42
March 23, 2021
3 Simple Skills to Give Great Advice with Empathy ft. Dr. Grin Lord Purposeful Empathy hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to learn simple but powerful techniques for empathic listening. As a licensed psychologist, Co-Founder of Empathy Rocks, and AI researcher, Dr. Grin Lord is on a mission to bring humans closer together by training artificial intelligence to be more empathic. In this episode, she describes the positive impact of empathic listening on relationships. CONNECT WITH DR LORD: ✩ Websites - https://www.empathy.rocks/ and www.mpathic.ai ✩ Blog - https://grintherapy.medium.com/twenty-ways-to-give-advice-so-people-listen-ae9b27ea38c6 ✩Instagram - empathy.rocks ✩Twitter - empathy_rocks ✩Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/empathy.rox CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn https://tinyurl.com/anitanowaklinkedin ✩ Instagram https://tinyurl.com/anitanowakinstagram ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyFacebook ✩ Facebook Group https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyCommunity ✩ Podcast Audio https://tinyurl.com/PurposefulEmpathyPodcast This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
27:26
March 18, 2021
Understanding Empaths (aka Highly Sensitive People) ft. Meritxell Garcia Purposeful Empathy hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode to understand how “empaths” experience the world. Based in Spain near Barcelona, Empathy Coach Meritxell Garcia describes the need for self-empathy - especially for highly sensitive people who have fewer filters to process sensory information and get easily overwhelmed by emotions. In this episode, she describes practices that help empaths navigate stimulus-overload and describes why empathy is so important to authenticity. Listen to the audio version here: https://anchor.fm/anita-nowak CONNECT WITH MERITXELL: ✩ Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/MeritxellGarciaR ✩ Instagram-www.instagram.com/MeritxellGarciaR ✩ LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/meritxellgarciaroig/ ✩Website -https://meritxellgarciaroig.com/individual?lang=en ✩Website - https://www.seattleaquarium.org/fostering-empathy-wildlife CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email- purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website- https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn- www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter- https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page- https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩Spotify-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
22:17
March 11, 2021
Mindfulness + Empathy = Understanding ft. Dr. Wayne Duncan
Watch this episode to break free from your “monkey brain,” become a better listener and improve your relationships. In addition to sharing how New Zealand’s Prime Minister has successfully led their nation through COVID, Dr. Wayne Duncan describes the power of “mindful empathy.” As co-author of a book by the same name, in this episode, he describes why we need an empathy revolution that begins with slowing down to really hear what others are saying. CONNECT WITH DR. DUNCAN: ✩Book Link - https://www.amazon.com/Mindful-Empathy-Mindset-Success-Leaders-ebook/dp/B088HGYJC7 CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
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March 4, 2021
Empathy for Animals ft. Jim Wharton
Watch this episode if you want to know why we empathize with some animals more than others. Jim Wharton is the Director of Conservation Engagement & Learning at the Seattle Aquarium. In this episode, he explains how zoos and aquariums have evolved into spaces that cultivate empathy. He also describes how his aquarium collaborated on a children’s book called Catastrophe by the Sea - a story of redemption through empathy and compassion found in the most surprising places. CONNECT WITH JIM: ✩Website - https://www.seattleaquarium.org/fostering-empathy-wildlife CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
29:57
February 25, 2021
The Power of Radical Empathy ft. Dr. Terri Givens
Watch this episode to learn what it means to practice radical empathy and how to do it. Dr. Terri Givens is CEO of Brighter Higher Ed, a political scientist, and internationally recognized expert on comparative race politics, immigration and the radical right. In this episode, she explains why telling her family’s story in her new book Radical Empathy is a gift that she hopes will contribute to healing the racial divide in America. Listen to the audio version here: https://anchor.fm/anita-nowak CONNECT WITH DR. GIVENS: ✩ Website https://terrigivens.com ✩ Website https://brighterhighered.com ✩ Twitter @Terrigivens ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/scholargivens ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/terrigivens/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
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February 16, 2021
Building the Empathy Generation ft. Ed Kirwan Purposeful Empathy hosted by Anita Nowak
Watch this episode if you believe films can build the #EmpathyGeneration. Ed Kirwan is high school teacher-turned-filmmaker and founder of Empathy Week. In this episode, he talks about his vision to empower a generation of young people to become empathic leaders through the power of films. This is a must-watch for educators everywhere. Listen to the audio version here: https://anchor.fm/anita-nowak CONNECT WITH ED ✩ @EdKirwan - on all social media ✩ @TheEmpathyWeek - Twitter ✩ @EmpathyWeek - Facebook and Instagram ✩ www.empathy-week.com ✩ www.youtube.com/empathy-week ✩ Linked in Page - https://www.linkedin.com/company/empathyweek CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify Link-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website-www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn-https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram - @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter - @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
30:42
February 11, 2021
Empathy, Innovation and Change ft. Amy J. Wilson
For three years, Amy J. Wilson served as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, where she led a movement to create positive change in government. In this episode, she talks about her debut book, Empathy for Change, and describes why we should all embrace kindness if we want a better world. CONNECT WITH AMY ✩ LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/amyjwilson/ ✩ Website- https://www.amyjwilson.com CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify Link-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ This episode was brought to you by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩ Website-www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩ LinkedIn-https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩ Instagram - @Grand_Heron_International ✩ Twitter - @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Video Edited by David Tsvariani
30:56
February 4, 2021
“Empathy for All” Changes Everything ft. Nilang Gor
Nilang Gor is a molecular biologist and founder of Cultivate Empathy for All who believes we need to stop linear thinking and practise systems thinking to solve our world’s most vexing problems. In this episode, he explains the importance of interdependence and having empathy for animals. CONNECT WITH NILANG ✩ Website:http://www.cultivateempathyforall.org/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify Link-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ This episode is sponsored by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩Website-www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩LinkedIn-https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩Instagram - @Grand_Heron_International ✩Twitter - @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl Edited by David Tsvariani
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January 28, 2021
An App that Spreads Empathy ft. Amy Giddon
Following a successful executive career in management consulting, Amy launched a tech startup called Daily Haloha to encourage empathy and connection. In this episode, she discusses the inspiration behind her app and the aspiration she has for its global users. CONNECT WITH AMY To download the app: http://onelink.to/haloha Website: https://dailyhaloha.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dailyhaloha/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amygiddon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailyhaloha Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DailyHaloha/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify Link-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ Video Edited by David Tsvariani This episode is sponsored by Grand Heron International REACH THEM AT ✩Website-www.grandheroninternational.ca; www.coachingonsite.ca; www.ghi.coach ✩LinkedIn-https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/ ✩Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ ✩Instagram - @Grand_Heron_International ✩Twitter - @GrandHeronIntl; https://twitter.com/GrandHeronIntl
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January 21, 2021
Leading with Compassion ft. Mirella De Civita, PhD
In this final episode of Purposeful Empathy, we wave 2020 goodbye. Clinical Psychologist and Master Corporate Executive Coach, Dr. Mirella De Civita, describes how devastating the impacts of COVID-19 have been on our mental well-being. She also shares ways in which leaders can support their teams through the power of three compassionate skills (attention, thinking and behaving). Here’s to a better 2021! CONNECT WITH MIRELLA www.papillonmdc.ca www.grandheroninternational.ca LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/mirella-de-civita-ph-d/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/papillon-mdc/?viewAsMember=true https://www.linkedin.com/company/grand-heron-international/?viewAsMember=true Facebook https://www.facebook.com/grandheroninternational/ https://www.facebook.com/PapillonMDC/ Instagram @ grand_heron_international @papillonmdc Twitter @GrandHeronIntl @PapillonMDC Articles Burn-on or Burn-out? A Mindfulness Strategy to Decrease Burnout (trainingindustry.com) https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2020/02/18/why-purpose-driven-organizations-matter-in-our-world-today/?sh=30be744cbff8 Podcasts Decisions and challenges in making them  Dr. Mirella De Civita Interviewed by Talk Boutique – Papillon MDC Inc. The power of choice https://papillonmdc.ca/portfolio-item/dr-mirella-de-civita-talks-career-choices-and-getting-unstuck-on-unique-careers-unique-lives-podcast/ Psychology of Bad Leadership  The Psychology of Bad Leadership – Dr. Mirella De Civita is a Guest on the Keep Leading™ Podcast – Papillon MDC Inc. CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩SpotifyLink-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ Edited by David Tsvariani
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December 22, 2020
Practicing the Microskills of Empathy ft. Gwen Yi
Gwen Yi founded Tribeless with a dream - to create safe spaces in our everyday lives that skip the small talk and #SeeTheHumanFirst. In this episode, Gwen explains how human connection is possible - even over zoom! By adapting The Empathy Box (her proprietary card-based facilitation tool) to an online environment, she describes how we can all practice “the microskills of empathy” and create safe spaces for empathetic group conversations to flourish. CONNECT WITH GWEN: www.tribeless.co www.empathybox.co http://empathycircles.co/ Gwen’s TedTalk Empathy In Action: Five cards for every conversation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voIFnb5g1Cw&t=85s CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩SpotifyLink-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ Video edited by David Tsvariani
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December 22, 2020
Museums as Sites for Social Action ft. Tori Edwards
In her Master’s Thesis Capstone Empathy Check, Tori Edwards describes why and how exhibition curators should collaborate with the communities for whom they are designing as equals. In this episode, she describes an exhibit called Queens: The Weight of Our Crown at the Colored Girls Museum which she developed and designed to establish an empathetic experience for the African Diasporic community around the subject of hair. You can reach Tori here: http://www.victoriaredwards.com/empathy-check CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩SpotifyLink-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ Video edited by David Tsvariani
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December 11, 2020
Co-creating Solutions through Empathic Intervision ft. Dr. Lidewij Niezink
Dr. Lidewij Niezink, who has been studying empathy for nearly 20 years, co-founded Empathic Intervision, "An embodied practice of empathy for people working together to identify opportunities and co-create solutions to challenges.” In this episode, she shares the 5-step process: Self-empathy (intention setting); kinesthetic empathy (connection with others); reflective empathy (mutual understanding); imaginative empathy (diversifying perspectives); and empathy creativity (actionable outcomes). Lidewij Niezink’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lniezink/?originalSubdomain=fr Empathic Intervision: https://empathicintervision.com/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩SpotifyLink-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ Video edited by David Tsvariani
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December 11, 2020
Bridge-building Through Empathy ft. Ron McClelland
In the aftermath of the Biden-Harris win over Trump, this episode features Ron McCLelland, an actor, pastor and spiritual director and explores three themes: Empathy, Lament and Solidarity. In their conversation about allyship and healing America’s racial divide, Ron describes what it means to “walk with the other” and love one’s enemy(ies). It’s an inspiring reminder that empathy is a gateway to understanding and reconciliation. CONNECT WITH RON: Website: https://ronmcclelland.com/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ronmcclelland.actor.spiritualdirector/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify Link-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ EDITED BY DAVID TSVARIANI
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November 24, 2020
Scaling Empathy through Education ft. Rasha Kutty
In this episode, Rasha Kutty shares the vision and mission of The Empathy University, which she founded. Its goal is to provide empathy training to educators and corporate organizations to help grow a culture of empathy in the world. In particular, she describes the importance of personal storytelling to see one another and the world through an empathic lens. CONNECT WITH RASHA https://www.linkedin.com/in/rasha-kutty/ https://www.facebook.com/theempathyuniversity https://www.instagram.com/the_empathy_university/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify Link-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ EDITED BY DAVID TSVARIANI
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November 13, 2020
Childcare Excellence Requires a Circle of Empathy ft. Lisa Gallagher
Lisa Gallagher is an early childhood expert who was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Canada’s Prime Minister in 2012 for her leadership. In this episode, she shares how COVID-19 has profoundly tested educators and parents and impacted children in different ways. And in light of this, she urges us all to extend more empathy to children, educators, and parents - including at Hallowe’en! CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/anita-nowak-phd-9770253a ✩ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page -https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEmpathy ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1617454411751130 ✩ Spotify Link-https://open.spotify.com/show/1kUXlB4PsfzHaNj00GSMzG?si=rxmYHlXMR-GYr7eWlhazfQ EDITED BY DAVID TSVARIANI
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November 6, 2020
Social Business Reflects the Best of Humanity ft. Lamiya Morshed
Lamiya Morshed, Executive Director of the Yunus Centre, has spent three decades working alongside Nobel Laureate Professor Yunus, helping to lift millions of women and their families out of poverty. In this episode, she shares the origin story of social business and explains why it’s such a powerful vehicle for social impact. She also describes a world of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions, the central thesis of Dr. Yunus’ latest book. As Nelson Mandela put it: It always seems impossible until it’s done. Yunus Centre: https://www.muhammadyunus.org Declare COVID-19 Vaccines A Global Common Good https://www.vaccinecommongood.org/ Dr. Yunus Nobel acceptance speech https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/2006/yunus/lecture/ Grameen Bank http://www.grameen.com/ Danone Communities https://www.danone.com/integrated-annual-report-2019/sustainable-projects/danone-communities-grameen.html A History of Microfinance | Muhammad Yunus | TEDxVienna https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UCuWxWiMaQ A World of Three Zeros https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/muhammad-yunus/a-world-of-three-zeros/9781610397582/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-now... ✩ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEm... ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/16174… ✩ Spotify Link- https://open.spotify.com/show/... Video edited by David Tsvariani
30:51
October 24, 2020
Gaming That Grows Empathy ft. Dr. Parag Mankeekar
Parag Mankeekar is a medical doctor, trained anthropologist, social entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow. He’s also the Executive Director of RealLives, an online video game that aims to increase empathy across the globe. In this episode, he explains how experiencing someone else’s lived reality from birth to death, based on real-world statistics and big data sets, and through gamification, encourages empathy and a heightened sense of our shared humanity. Play the game: https://www.reallivesworld.com Connect with Parag: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paragneeti/?originalSubdomain=in Watch Parag’s TEDx Talk: Cultivating empathy through video-games https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RtnxIz8DaY Watch videos of gamers playing RealLives (~1,000,000 views each): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUKRCcO0UTQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_AdF6Aoz_w CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-now... ✩ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEm... ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/16174… ✩ Spotify Link- https://open.spotify.com/show/... Episode edited by David Tsvariani
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October 15, 2020
Community Action Tackles Food Insecurity ft. Gillian Aitken
Gillian Aitken spearheaded a one-day food drive in Montreal called September 13thMiracle. Despite a rainy day, 25,000 kilos of food donations were collected throughout Greater Montreal and redistributed to 200 private homes and 100 food banks by 2000 volunteers. In this episode, she talks about heightened food insecurity as a result of COVID-19 and shares what she learned about distributive leadership and listening to the local community. Website: https://miracle13septembre.org/en/home/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Miracle.Du.13.Septembre CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-now... ✩ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEm... ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/16174… ✩ Spotify Link- https://open.spotify.com/show/... Episode edited by David Tsvariani
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October 14, 2020
Working with Communities to Solve Humanitarian Crises ft. Rachel Kiddell-Monroe
Rachel Kiddell-Monroe is founder of SeeChange, a non-profit organization that helps communities empower themselves. Rachel has been on the frontlines of humanitarian aid for decades and uses her background as a lawyer and activist to fight for social justice. In this episode, Rachel describes why she is optimistic about the future, despite having devoted her career to people who have suffered massive trauma and loss. Rachel’s TEDx talk, The Power of Choice...Choosing Humanity and Solidarity https://www.ted.com/talks/rachel_kiddell_monroe_the_power_of_choice_choosing_humanity_and_solidarity SeeChange Initiative https://seechangeinitiative.org SeeChange Initiative’s fundraiser in  respond to COVID-19 https://www.canadahelps.org/en/pages/help-global-communities-respond-to-covid-19/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-now... ✩ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEm... ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/16174… ✩ Spotify Link- https://open.spotify.com/show/ Video edited by David Tsvariani
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September 24, 2020
The Connection between Empathy and “Oneness” ft. Elif M. Gokcigdem
Elif is the Founder of Empathy-Building through Museums and author of Designing for Empathy. In this episode, she shares her experience meeting His Holiness The Dalai Lama in Dharamsala and describes why the circle is a beautiful metaphor for empathy. In both cases, it’s all about our eternal “oneness.” Connect with Elif: https://elifgokcigdem.com You can order her books here: https://www.amazon.ca/Designing-Empathy-Perspectives-Museum-Experience/dp/1538118289 https://www.amazon.ca/Fostering-Empathy-Through-Museums-Gokcigdem/dp/1442263571/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&qid=1600219846&refinements=p_27%3AElif+M.+Gokcigdem&s=books&sr=1-2&text=Elif+M.+Gokcigdem CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-now... ✩ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEm... ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/16174...
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September 22, 2020
Taking Action for Climate Justice ft. Kathryn Aitken
Kathryn Aitken is Co-founder of Transition NDG, a cooperative that is part of the global Transition Network. In this episode, Anita talks to Kathryn about re-imagining a sustainable world and harnessing resilience within communities to accelerate that transition. Kathryn also shares her experience with Extinction Rebellion. Transition NDG can be reached at: ttndg.info@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/TransitionTownNdg/ Transition is a movement that has been growing since 2005. It is about communities stepping up to address the big challenges they face by starting local. By coming together, they are able to crowd-source solutions. They seek to nurture a caring culture, one focused on supporting each other, both as groups or as wider communities. https://transitionnetwork.org/ Extinction Rebellion Quebec https://extinctionrebellion.ca/quebec/ https://www.facebook.com/xr.quebec/ Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimise the risk of social collapse. https://extinctionrebellion.uk/ CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-now... ✩ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEm... ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/16174... Edited by David Tsvariani
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September 13, 2020
How Toxic Masculinity Hurts Everyone ft. Wali Shah
Wali Shah is a poet and public speaker who has performed for President Obama, Seth Rogen, Chris Hadfield, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kendrick Lamar. In this episode, Anita talks to Wali about growing up as an immigrant in Toronto, his struggle to belong and his wake-up call at 15 years old when he was arrested. Given his lived experiences, Wali’s advocacy work focuses on bullying, mental health and toxic masculinity. Description: To watch Wali’s graduation poem video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HV8E0zOZsA To watch Wali’s TedxMississauga Talk on toxic masculinity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=UXMkZvThpbw&feature=emb_title CONNECT WITH ANITA ✩ Email - purposefulempathy@gmail.com ✩ Website - https://www.anitanowak.com/ ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-now... ✩ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/anitanowak21/ ✩ Twitter - https://twitter.com/anitanowak21 ✩ Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PurposefulEm... ✩ Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/16174... Video edited by David Tsvariani Follow Wali at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LifeAsWali/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAmMqdNRkvkUe885wmz4cfw Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lifeaswali/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LifeAsWali
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September 4, 2020
Agency vs. Empowerment ft. Bushra Ebadi
Many youth are championing social progress across geographies, time, and disciplines. In this episode, Anita talks with Bushra Ebadi, a Youth Ambassador with the UNESCO-led Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy about why agency is a more transformative framework for advancing peace, justice, equity, and sustainability than empowerment. Anita Nowak is an empathy expert, author, award-winning educator, international speaker and certified coach.
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August 27, 2020
Why racism is a crisis like climate change ft. Fabrice Vil
Is becoming a better ally important to you? In this episode, Anita talks with Fabrice Vil, Founder of Pour 3 Points about the lived experience of racism, what it means to be anti-racist, and the importance of decolonizing our hearts and minds. Fabrice Vil’s TedxHEC Montreal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlmkLcvE-JI Anita Nowak is an empathy expert, author, award-winning educator, international speaker and certified coach.
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August 20, 2020