ACHIEVE RADICAL SUCCESS THROUGH Empathy.
I help good companies become great by connecting people, purpose, AND profit.
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Now is the time
The current market is not merely asking, but requiring that you adapt and evolve.
You need visionary and compassionate leaders. You need a high-performing and empathetic culture. You need an influential and uplifting brand.
Gone are the days of cutthroat C-level execs and merciless mass-layoffs. Today, customers, stakeholders, and employees alike expect your company to value and model empathy.
Fortunately, winning leaders and organizations can be compassionate and competitive, ambitious and empathetic. Cultivating empathy helps you create more innovation, happier stakeholders, and lucrative bottom-line results.
Cash flow, creativity, and compassion are not mutually exclusive.
Empathy is the new foundational standard, not a fluffy afterthought.
Empathy is #1 for “new product innovation success.”
of CEOs agree the company’s financial performance is tied to empathy.
of team members would be more likely to stay with their company if business leaders empathized with their needs.
Emotional connection is TWICE as valuable as customer satisfaction.
Harvard Business Review
Improve your empathy in your business or brand now and for the long-term.
My clients learn to imbue their work with compassion to create strong leaders, thriving cultures, and winning brands.
Are you ready to see how high your organization can climb when it’s supercharged by empathy? And how your people can engage and perform beyond your wildest expectations?
Just a few of the organizations that love working with Maria
Maria brings nearly 30 years of empathy-led leadership, business, and brand expertise. She has been a trusted advisor to hundreds of companies and brands, including massive global corporations, pioneering startups, and heart-centered nonprofits.
In her engaging workshops and mindset-shifting presentations she offers actionable strategies to amplify impact, and explains how compassionate business tactics will transform organizations from the inside out.
Maria can help if…
- You want to cultivate integrity in your leadership, business, culture, and brand.
- You want to create a business that makes a significant difference in the world.
- You want to craft empathetic brand stories to better engage and connect.
- You want to leverage your compassionate culture to attract and retain top talent.
- You want to make the world a better place while still turning a healthy profit.
More Happy Clients
Conversations with leaders, changemakers, and those who challenge the status quo.
The Empathy Edge Podcast
Dr. John Demartini: Why Motivation Doesn’t Work
Dr. DeMartini shares his powerful and inspirational personal journey involving overcoming learning disabilities, teachers who wanted to give up on him, his determination to learn how to read, write, articulate his ideas, and learn as much as he could, a near-death experience, his life as a surfer and a vagabond, a vision for his life that guided his trajectory, and his mother’s important words. You’ll love our discussion!
The Empathy Edge Book
harnessing the value of compassion as an engine for success
Through Maria’s research, case studies, and practical advice you’ll discover how active compassion and cultivating an empathetic mindset can help you and your brand succeed.
Expert Insights from Maria
How Empathetic Leaders Can Set Strong Boundaries to Avoid BurnoutWe are in some tough times. Layoffs, Market volatility. For many, returning to work or at least navigating change in a hybrid environment. Managers are currently caught in the middle. They are feeling pressured from above to get back to delivering stellar results and improving profitability. And they are squeezed by their people, demanding (rightly, […]
Empathy is Not ThisWhen people are scared or unsure, they run back to what they know. And that’s what some leaders are doing in today’s post-pandemic workplace. And it’s pissing me off. I read this article the other day and had….opinions. Today, as the pandemic fades and a recession looms, employers are back to their old ways — […]
What is a Brand Story and Why Does My Business Need one?A small business owner asked me the other day, “What do you mean by brand story? Is that website copy?” I said yes, sort of. But it’s bigger than that – it is not just one sentence, but it’s also the vibe and value promise of your business. Your brand story is not simply what […]
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