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GA 430 | The Importance of Empathetic Leadership with Bhavana Bartholf

By Jessica Bush Updated on August 8th, 2022

This week’s guest is Bhavana Bartholf. Bhavana is the Global Head of Digital & Sales Strategy at Microsoft and a keynote speaker at this year’s AME International Conference. Ron and Bhavana discussed empathy, culture, trust, and more. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote Bhavana likes (2:45)
  • The upcoming AME conference (4:03)
  • Bhavana’s background (4:38)
  • The importance of empathetic leadership (6:53)
  • Practicing empathy in tough situations (8:49)
  • Some of the lessons she learned from her grandfather (10:50)
  • What culture means to her (15:03)
  • When someone breaks your trust (17:52)
  • How she handles bad days (22:22)
  • The advice she’d give her younger self (26:49)
  • Her final words of wisdom (29:03)

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