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The Empathy Factor: Your Competitive Advantage for Personal, Team, and Business Success (Paperback)

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By Marie R. Miyashiro, Jerry Colonna (Foreword by)
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Building on the latest research in brain science, emotional intelligence, and organizational theory, an award-winning communication and organizational strategist answers questions about the true definition of empathy. This groundbreaking exploration into business productivity and office management offers both real-world insights and practical ways to build transformative empathy skills organization-wide. It shows how learning about and teaching empathy in the workplace can improve productivity, innovation, and profitability. The guide also provides an innovative framework to help leaders meet the six universal needs of the organization itself while also respecting those of individual employees and customers.

About the Author

Marie R. Miyashiro is the founder and president of Elucity Network, Inc., an empathy-based consulting and training firm. She has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, nonprofits, universities, and government agencies in the United States and Asia. She lives in Tucson, Arizona. Jerry Colonna is a certified professional coach helping clients make changes to their careers to improve their performance and satisfaction. He is a former venture capitalist, cofounded Flatiron Partners, and is a former partner with J.P. Morgan Partners, the private-equity arm of J.P. Morgan Chase. He was named to Upside Magazine’s list of the “100 Most Influential People of the New Economy.” He lives in Port Washington, New York.

Praise For…

The Empathy Factor at Work provides compelling evidence that empathy is a critical element for organizational success. It outlines a powerful process for creating empathic connections within individuals and among teams as well as with customers. Marie Miyashiro shows how to blend the heart and mind for superior performance at all levels of an organization.” –Peggy Milford, former CEO, US West Business Resources

Product Details
ISBN: 9781892005250
ISBN-10: 1892005255
Publisher: PuddleDancer Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2011
Pages: 256
Language: English