Empathy is a capability you can, and must, build for success. From perspective-taking to becoming consciously curious to exploring for understanding and leading with empathy and impact. Daniel unpacks the reasons it can be challenging and provides a 'how to' process of empathy in the workplace.
Challenges are inevitable - what matters is how we meet
them individually and as a team. This impactful keynote draws from more than 10,000 km of charity cycling journey across Thailand. Exploring life-changing insights into overcoming adversity, this journey focuses on moments of peak fatigue and doubt when pushing forward is vital.
This story underscores that our greatest challenges and solutions lie not in our external circumstances but in the decisions we make and the attitudes we create.
Amidst breakneck technological change, some think humans will soon be redundant. Nothing can be farther from the truth. In this incredibly captivating and interactive session, Daniel shows the importance of empathy & ethics in decision making and why we need good people now more than ever.
There has never been a more important time to reconnect our fractured workplaces. In a world dominated by complexity and uncertainty, we need leadership. Many feel isolated, afraid & disconnected. Are you going to be a victim of the great resignation or lead your team to a great reconnection?
“He engaged people in the room who I didn't think would ever respond, let alone take-away actions. Post this session, I observed genuine behaviour changes. This was one of the best things I could have done for the team.”
Executive Manager, CBA
"Thought inspiring, provoking and interesting. Took you through the emotional journey of using empathy in your business.”
CEO, Tyro Payments
“As a master storyteller, he led us as willing volunteers, on a journey of change. Through powerful analogies and images finely balanced by science and supporting frameworks (to build Empathy) Daniel speaks and people not only listen, but are compelled to do better.”
Global Head of Learning, Partners in Performance
“I can honestly say it was one of the best sessions I have been part of. His content was unique and his style was very interactive. I highly recommend using Daniel if you are looking to build empathy & understanding to drive performance. ”
Group Sales Manager, Nova Entertainment
Australia's Leading Expert in Strategic Empathy
Daniel Murray stands at the forefront of Strategic Empathy in Australia, seamlessly blending business strategy, leadership, and emotional intelligence to revolutionise how leaders motivate and empower their teams. With a rich 18-year history in the corporate and not-for-profit worlds, Daniel uses his expertise in Mathematics, an MBA, and a deep understanding of complex systems to drive strategic change in organisations.
As a reformed Management Consultant, Daniel has worked with top-tier companies like Commonwealth Bank, IAG, ASB, QBE, and Perpetual, tackling their most challenging issues. His journey has taken him beyond the realms of analytics, diving into the depths of neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics. This unique blend allows Daniel to offer invaluable insights into the rational, emotional, and contextual drivers that leaders must master to achieve high performance through their teams and organisations.
Transforming Perspectives Through Empathy
Daniel's mission is to bridge the gap between analytical thinking and emotional intelligence. Challenging the notion that only what is measurable matters, he brings to light the power of intangible factors like values, relationships, culture, and emotions in driving business success. His approach to empathy is practical and accessible, even for the most analytically inclined professionals.
Keynote Speaking and Services
Daniel's keynote speeches are a call to action for leaders in traditionally data-driven industries. He offers:
Daniel believes in the power of people, not technology, as the true disruptors in business today. His speaking engagements, training, consulting, and writings all reflect this belief. Daniel is not just sharing a message; he is igniting a movement towards a more empathetic, effective, and human-centric business environment.