Michael Ventura is an author, and founder & CEO of Sub Rosa.
This time around I'm joined by Michael Ventura. Michael is the founder & CEO of Sub Rosa – a strategy and design practice – and the author of Applied Empathy.This episode is brought to you by MeetEdgar. MeetEdgar helps you amplify your presence and message across multiple social networks. Sync Edgar with Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram and connect with your audience where they are, when they’re there. Head on over to meetedgar.com/timecrafting and use the code timecrafting to get an extended 60-day free trial.This episode is also brought to you by TextExpander. With TextExpander, you can make everything you write repetitively available everywhere you type: text documents, spreadsheets, web forms, and more. Unlock your productivity with TextExpander. Visit TextExpander.com/podcast for 20% off your first year.Michael and I talk about why it's important to know the distinction between sympathy and empathy, what you can do if you want start applying empathy, and why knowing the differences between the types of empathy is important. I really enjoyed my conversation with Michael and I hope you do as well.Talking Points Michael suggests that finding empathy, let alone applying it, is as elusive as I think it is Michael digs into what empathy is but more importantly... what it isn't Michael talks about the different types of empathy I ask Michael how someone who is trying to help or advise someone when you're not able to completely empathize with them because their circumstances are so foreign to you Michael discusses the importance of asking questions and why follow up questions are so critical What is a virtue you need have in your toolkit to help you in applying empathy? When did Michael realize that empathy was something he needed to explore? How important is it for people to learn the language of empathy and apply it regularly? We talk about an easy way to understand the difference between sympathy and empathy How does Michael go about helping organizations foster empathy? How can someone take what Michael teaches and apply it on a personal level? What is a simple step that someone can take to start applying empathy today? “If you go to a doctor and tell them 'My knee hurts' they don't jump into 'Well, there's five different surgeries we could do to fix your knee.' They're going to do some x-rays, they're going to some CAT scans, and what they might find is that you've got a bum ankle. And your ankle is going to throw off your knee a lot. So the root cause isn't going to be the knee. The knee's just where it's showing up." - Michael VenturaHelpful Links Applied Empathy Your Lack of Patience is Killing You Brené Brown: The Call to Courage While understanding and applying empathy may not seem helpful to your personal productivity, once you have a better grasp of empathy it can save you time when looking inward and dealing with others. Understanding and applying empathy can help you stay in touch with your humanity in a world that is driven by getting things done. I'm going to try to more on applying empathy to my work and my life and I encourage you to do the same. And Michael's book is a great place to start. If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. And if you want to have easy access to the archives of the show and ensure you don't miss the new episodes to come then subscribe to the podcast in the app you're using – or you can do so on a variety of podcast platforms by clicking here.
Jennifer Hill speaks with CEO and founder of Sub Rosa, Michael Ventura, about why empathy is important in the workplace. Ventura discusses the 3 types of empathy and how a person can enhance his or her ability to be empathetic. Ventura also describes the 7 archetypes of empathy, and how a person can develop his or herself in each of those archetypes. wearesubrosa.com Michael Ventura is the CEO and founder of Sub Rosa, a strategy and design firm that has worked with some of the world's largest and most important brands, organizations and start-ups: from Johnson & Johnson, Pantone, and Adobe to the TED Conference, Delta Airlines and The Daily Show. Michael has served as a board member and adviser to a variety of organizations, including Behance, the Burning Man Project, Cooper-Hewitt, and the U.N.'s Tribal Link Foundation. He is also a visiting lecturer at institutions such as Princeton University and the United States Military Academy at West Point. In addition to these pursuits, Michael leads a thriving indigenous medicine practice, where he helps patients address illness and injury of all types on the road to better well-being. A passionate entrepreneur, he also owns and operates a globally recognized design store in New York's West Village with his wife, Caroline. Applied Empathy, his first book, was published by Simon & Schuster in May 2018.
Michael Ventura, author of Applied Empathy and CEO of Sub Rosa, joins us on the show to talk about empathy: what it means, why it plays a pivotal role in effective leadership and how to apply it. Michael offers a wealth of insight into why leaders of all levels need to truly understand people in order to connect with them and lead effectively. Whether you know it yet or not, you are a leader. Now all you need to do is apply empathy.Michael Ventura’s book, Applied Empathy, can be read up on at his website, as well as everything else you need to know, at www.AppliedEmpathy.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week, I’m talking to Michael Ventura. Michael is the CEO and founder of Sub Rosa, he runs an indigenous medicine practice, and just wrote his first book, Applied Empathy: The New Language Of Leadership.  Michael and I talk about the benefits of applied empathy, finding a mentor, his thoughts on self-promotion, and empathy vs. weakness. Plus he answers all the OPP Family questions.  Here’s Michael:  This episode is supported by Organifi. The maker of superior, all natural, plant-based and, non GMO superfood blends. Head to their website and use code onepartplant at checkout for 20% off and a 60-day money back guarantee.    Show Notes:   Sub Rosa Website + Instagram  Applied Empathy: The New Language Of Leadership   Applied Empathy Website Michael on Ask Gary V One Part Podcast Family Community Page One Part Plant Cookbook Taste  Tyga ft Offset  **************** { Michael’s Lotus Root Recipe }  2 lbs lotus root, trimmed and peeled 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 1/2 tablespoons honey (or sugar) 1 cup sake 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce  1-2 teaspoons of finely chopped red chili pepper or sambal (you can always add more heat so go slow at first) 1 tablespoon (or more) of toasted sesame seeds  Cut the lotus root crosswise about 1/4 thick.  Soak in a bowl of cold water and then strain. Do this a few times until the water drains clear.  Let them dry.  In a non-stick skillet or wok heat up sesame oil. Add the lotus roots and toss until they are covered with oil.  Add the mix of sake, sugar, soy sauce and chili pepper/sambal.  Stir/toss continuously until the sauce is reduced and thick (about 10 mins). Once thickened, add the sesame seeds and toss, then transfer to plate or bowl.  **************** This episode was also supported by Amazon. Click on the Amazon banner in the sidebar anytime you need to make an Amazon purchase. A small percentage of your purchase will support the show (no extra cost to you).  I receive an affiliate commission from some of the links above.  
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