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Aug. 9, 2022

How to Bring more Compassion & Empathy to Leadership

'How can I impact the future of leadership and tackle training our leaders to have more compassion and empathy?'

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life, then pose a specific question to Jonathan Fields and a rotating lineup of wise and kind mentors - the SPARKED Braintrust. 

In today’s episode we’re in conversation with:


Karen is the founder of Parachute Executive Coaching, acclaimed executive coach, advisor to senior leaders for more than two-decades, and the author of two great books, The Accidental Alpha Woman and The Complete Executive.

LISTENER: Marcelle - Sparketype: Scientist/Warrior | Anti- Performer

QUESTION: Listener Marcelle, is looking at leadership in light of the pandemic, recent global events and conflicts and is asking what’s working? What’s not working? And how can she harness her skills to work towards solving some of these big problems. And, how do our Sparketypes fit into this conversation? Marcelle is curious to know how she can impact the future of leadership and to tackle training our leaders to have more compassion and empathy and potentially curb the ‘Great Resignation’ that we’re seeing across the globe. 

YOUR HOST: Jonathan Fields

Jonathan is a dad, husband, award-winning author, multi-time founder, executive producer and host of the Good Life Project podcast, and co-host of SPARKED, too! He’s also the creator of an unusual tool that’s helped more than 650,000 people discover what kind of work makes them come alive - the Sparketype® Assessment, and author of the bestselling book, SPARKED.

So what is your Sparketype? Turns out, we all have a unique imprint for work that makes us come alive, this is your Sparketype. When you discover yours, everything, your entire work-life- and even parts of your personal life and relationships - begins to make sense. Until you know yours, you’re kind of fumbling in the dark. 

How to submit your question for the SPARKED Braintrust: Wisdom-seeker submissions

More on Sparketypes at: Discover You Sparketype | The Book | The Workshop | The Website

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