The Role of Empathy in Leadership

In this episode with John Paul Rollert, Adjunct Faculty at Harvard University and The University of Chicago:

✔️ Where does the work on one’s leadership skills begin,

✔️ The role of empathy and ethics in today’s leadership,

✔️ How to retain talent during the Big Resignation of 2021,

✔️ What leadership lessons can we learn from Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign,

✔️ Why caring for relationships is a crucial long-term strategy, and so much more!

John Paul Rollert

John Paul Rollert teaches classes in leadership, ethics, and politics at Harvard University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and his research focuses on the intellectual history of capitalism, the ethics of leadership, and the application of empathy to law, business, and politics. Rollert has been published in The Business and Society Review, The Journal of Law, Culture and the Humanities, Raritan, Common Knowledge, Critical Inquiry, and the Yale Law Journal Online. Rollert has also worked with the former President of the United States, Barack Obama, during his election campaigns in 2004, 2008, and 2012. In addition to his academic work, he frequently writes on business, law, and politics for a variety of popular publications. He writes the In-House Ethicist, a featured column for the Chicago Booth Review, and his work has been featured in The New Republic, Harper's, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, Slate, Fortune, and The New York Times. For writing featured in The Atlantic, he was recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in its 2017 Best in Business Competition. A graduate of Harvard College, Rollert earned his JD from Yale Law School and a PhD from the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He serves on the Board of Directors of two start-ups, Envel and Global Alumni.

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