In this episode, Cem and Wayne discuss why entrepreneurs should hone their empathy muscle to spot new businesses opportunities. We talk about whether technology is reducing or enhancing our compassion for others, if it’s ethical to profit from people’s problems and why you should go on more ‘empathy adventures’ this New Year.
What You’ll Hear
3:00 Being too busy to care for others
5:00 Exposing yourself to problems closer to home
5:50 Is profiting from people’s problems ethical?
13:00 Is the world less empathetic these days?
15:00 The science behind empathy
19:00 Exposing yourself to empathy building situations
21:30 “It’s super empowering to seriously care about something.”
23:30 How social media impacts our levels of compassion
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