#Business development, how important is empathy?

Is empathy an important quality for a Business Development practitioner?

Scott Brothers of Oncam sees empathy as a vital trait. And he uses it within the context his business on a daily basis.

The reason is that it allows you to:
– take the opportunity to listen
– empathise when listening, hearing day to day challenges

Then:
– share this first hand experience internally
– use this ongoing end user collaboration to drive innovation

The full article is on LinkedIn and worth reading.

And as an update, Simon Sinek on the subject.

#typed note 22.02.16 • updated 08.02.19 #business development, #training


 

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Rod Geoghegan plans and delivers growth in the marketing, advertising, digital, tech start-up and corporate space, through business planning, marketing and business development

He is Founding Partner at Metropolis Partners


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