By Jo Faragher on 24 February, 2021:
Kevin Shah believes that empathy can be a “superpower”. So much so that he has developed a piece of technology that can help build up our empathy ‘muscles’ by sharing videos and stories that spark discussions and help employees understand how others might be feeling
By Trevor W. Goodchild
We don't normally think of empathy as a business term for profit yet it is.
In six minutes a day, Jaago helps build more inclusive companies that support employee happiness, increase retention, and deliver better value to their customers.
In this era of social and political polarization, Jaago truly is not only unlike any other app you’ve seen, but important and timely as well.
Jaago, a new app, is devoted to learned and innate empathy and just may change the way we relate to one another.
Today’s corporate culture has rendered its workforce cold and with disregard to their peers’ emotions and temperaments. This is where Jaago comes in the picture.
Through this work, Christy has discovered a passion for storytelling and a desire to shed light on all the good that is being done in our world by so many. This is how her podcast, Be The Good came to be. On her show, she interviews diverse group of guests, each who are working to make a difference in the world in their own unique way.
Kevin Shah discusses his empathy app, Jaago that uses stories to gauge your ability to feel different types of empathy. Trevor & Kevin discuss how much of the world's problems could be solved by cultivation of empathy as a super power.
Empathy is a skill that comes more easily to some people than others, but that everyone can learn. Like any skill though, there are some people out there who it doesn't come naturally to and who have never invested the time and effort into developing it in themselves. So what do you do when you come across these people? Is it possible to debate with them? Is it possible to help them develop empathy?
This Week Sarah Mastriani-Levi and I have a Real, Honest and Inspirational conversation with our Special Guest Kevin Shah, CEO of Jaago. Harnessing the superpower of empathy to help companies make empathy a daily habit and DEI effective . We will have an important and timely conversation on "Healing Through Vulnerability and Story"
What is the role of empathy in the mindful discussion? The great author John Steinbeck said, "...you can only understand others if you feel them in yourself." Empathy can be a tough concept to understand and appreciate for leaders under intense day to day pressure from unrelenting business demands. In this brand new #avmindfulminute, William Brown, meets with Jaago CEO, Kevin Shah (www.jaago.life) to discuss the empathy and mindful movement.
Kevin and Dennis Velco of OutBuro discuss what is intersectionality, the buzzword that has become quite popular in the realms of diversity and inclusion over the past few years. It is key to understanding yourself and others to build empathy. Empathy is the ability to deeply listen and understand another person's point of view. When a person has empathy for themselves and others communication is greatly improved.