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The Empathy Dilemma

Coming September 2024!

Being empathetic at work means seeing the situation from another’s perspective, and using that vantage point to shape your leadership style, workplace culture, and branding strategy. Pairing her knowledge as a branding expert with proven research and fascinating stories from executives, change-makers and community leaders, Maria Ross reveals exactly how empathy makes brands and organizations stronger and more successful.

Ross shows why your business needs to cultivate more empathy now, and shares the habits and traits of empathetic leaders who foster more productivity and loyalty.

She gives practical tips, big and small, for how to align your mission and values and hire the right people, cultivating a more empathetic—and innovative—workplace culture. Finally, she gives you the goods on building your empathetic brand in an authentic and proactive way, and shows how doing so results in happier customers, innovative work cultures and increased profits.

In this practical playbook for businesses of all types, Maria Ross proves that empathy is not just good for society—it’s great for business, and may transform you at a personal level, too.

Buy your copy of The Empathy Edge below – or sign up below to get the First Chapter FREE today!

Grab The Empathy Edge in print or audiobook from Amazon, and in print from, and Porchlight (formerly CEO READ) for great bulk order discounts.

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The Empathy Edge Podcast is here!

Praise for The Empathy Edge

Want to learn more about The Empathy Edge or bring me in to your organization or conference to speak on the topic? Contact me with your questions.

Or check out this handy info sheet on what I can bring to your next conference, team meeting or Employee Resource Group.

How You Can Help

Do you want to be part of this organizational transformation to make our work – and our world – more empathetic? Here are a few ways to help get the book to people who could benefit from reading it.

  • Buy the book. Seriously, that’s the most helpful first step. Buy one for yourself, or order in bulk for your team, business association or entrepreneur group. PS: The book makes a great client and customer gift. Just sayin’! You can do so at Amazon, Porchlight or
  • Review the book: Online reviews really help raise the book’s profile on online retailers, as well as put it on interested people’s radar. If you are committed to changing the rules about how business gets done, please post an online review. Thank you.
  • Share the book. If you enjoyed it, tell someone else…or lots of someone elses. It doesn’t matter if it’s a friend or your entire mailing list, it all helps and you’ll have my eternal thanks. Please tag the book as #empathyedge on any social platform, so I can thank you and follow along.
  • Connect the book to influencers/media. If you have direct contact with a media outlet, influencer, podcast host, publication, etc—I’d be so grateful for an introduction.

If you can think of or want to help in other ways, like hosting a book event, making an intro or bringing me in to speak, please contact me now and let’s make magic together!

If you’ve read this far, you’re good people. THANK YOU for making the world more empathetic, compassionate and kind.

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