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The Empathy for Breakfast Show is hosted by empathy advocate, global leader and international bestselling author and Executive Creative Director Mimi Nicklin. Mimi believes we need to talk more, and hear more, about empathy if we are to fill the 30 year empathy gap hurting our world. In the show, Mimi meets thought provoking and creative opinions leaders, experts and professionals from all over the globe to talk about empathy, connectivity, our mutual humanity and the deficit in empathy impacting our world. Candid, charming and captivating in equal measure, the show reached over 80,000 people in 2020. These are twenty minute conversations, over breakfast, to start your day with the inspiration to reconnect, reverse our loneliness endemic and overcome the mental and workplace crises facing our world. Want to understand the benefits of empathetic leadership & culture, build cohesion in your community or imbue empathy into your work week? Join us. The only decision you need to make is, will you bring tea or coffee? See you there!

The Empathy for Breakfast Show Mimi Nicklin

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The Empathy for Breakfast Show is hosted by empathy advocate, global leader and international bestselling author and Executive Creative Director Mimi Nicklin. Mimi believes we need to talk more, and hear more, about empathy if we are to fill the 30 year empathy gap hurting our world. In the show, Mimi meets thought provoking and creative opinions leaders, experts and professionals from all over the globe to talk about empathy, connectivity, our mutual humanity and the deficit in empathy impacting our world. Candid, charming and captivating in equal measure, the show reached over 80,000 people in 2020. These are twenty minute conversations, over breakfast, to start your day with the inspiration to reconnect, reverse our loneliness endemic and overcome the mental and workplace crises facing our world. Want to understand the benefits of empathetic leadership & culture, build cohesion in your community or imbue empathy into your work week? Join us. The only decision you need to make is, will you bring tea or coffee? See you there!

    Should our schools be teaching empathy as part of the curriculum? Meet Ed Kirwan

    Should our schools be teaching empathy as part of the curriculum? Meet Ed Kirwan

    In this episode, I am delighted to be joined by Ed Kirwan, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Empathy Week, a global annual school’s programme that utilises the power of film and empathetic action to build a generation of empathic and resilient leaders.
    Our conversation focuses on whether our schools should be teaching empathy as part of the curriculum and how we might make this a reality. Ed’s journey to becoming an ambassador for empathy is inspirational, and the work he is doing is creating change in our world. See you there!
    Connect with Empathy Week
    Website - http://www.empathy-week.com (www.empathy-week.com)
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheEmpathyWeek?s=20 (https://twitter.com/TheEmpathyWeek?s=20)
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/empathyweek/ (https://www.instagram.com/empathyweek/)
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/empathyweek/ (https://www.facebook.com/empathyweek/)
    Connect with Mimi Nicklin
    Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en)
    Twitter – https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin (https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin)
    LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/)
    Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership (https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership)
    TikTok – https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/)
    A special thanks to DJ Cielo https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3 (https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3) and Eye Q Films https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com (https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com) for sponsoring our podcast.

    • 23 min
    The Influence of Empathy; Meet Debi Steven

    The Influence of Empathy; Meet Debi Steven

    Trigger Warning:
    This episode contains content that may be alarming to some listeners. Discussion around rape, abuse, mental health, suicide has been used between 04:48-04:53, 14:04-14:37, 16:16-17:51. Listener discretion is advised. Please take care of yourself, and if you need to, don’t be afraid to reach out and ask for help.
    Episode Show Notes:
    In this episode, I am thrilled to be joined by Debi Steven, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Action Breaks Silence, an educational charity organisation based in South Africa, India, and the United Kingdom. This organisation aims to create a world where women and girls can live their lives free from the fear of gender-based violence.
    Our conversation uncovers the pivotal role empathy plays in helping to reduce gender-based violence and how empathy work with young men can change communities. Do tune in and hear what Debi has to say. She is part of the change our world so desperately needs.
    Connect with Debi Steven:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debi-steven-76a261b/
    Connect with Action Breaks Silence:
    Website: https://www.actionbreakssilence.org/ (https://www.actionbreakssilence.org/)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/actionbreakssilence (@actionbreakssilence)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/actionbreakssilence/ (@actionbreakssilence)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/action-breaks-silence-org/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ActBreakSilence (@ActBreakSilence)
    Donate to Action Breaks Silence: https://www.actionbreakssilence.org/donate (https://www.actionbreakssilence.org/donate)
    Connect with Mimi Nicklin
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin (https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership (https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership)
    TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/)
    A special thanks to DJ Cielo https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3 and Eye Q Films https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com for sponsoring our podcast

    • 21 min
    Is Kindness our children's currency for success? Meet Yasmine Hammad

    Is Kindness our children's currency for success? Meet Yasmine Hammad

    In this episode, I loved meeting Yasmine Hammad. Yasmine lives life with an always-on search for ways to make this world a kinder, more peaceful place for today and for the generation to come. As a mum, she wrote her first children’s book in 2019 titled “Blossoming Kindness”, and she is now committed to spreading the benefits of kindness far and wide. Our conversation focuses on the magical science of kindness and how it impacts our communities, schools, and homes, as well as the deep connection between empathy and being kind to others. Tune in and find out why kindness really is as good for us as individuals as it is for society as a whole.

    Connect with Yasmine Hammad

    Website: www.blossomingkindness.com

    Instagram: @blossomingkindness

    Facebook: @blossomingkindnessinitiative

    Connect with Mimi Nicklin

    Instagram: @miminicklin

    Twitter: @miminicklin

    LinkedIn: /in/miminicklin/

    Facebook: @miminicklinleadership

    TikTok: @miminicklin

    A special thanks to DJ Cielo https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3 and Eye Q Films https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com for sponsoring our podcast

    • 19 min
    Does the food we eat effect our ability to empathise? Meet Shayamal Vallabhjee

    Does the food we eat effect our ability to empathise? Meet Shayamal Vallabhjee

    In this episode, I am thrilled to be joined by Shayamal Vallabhjee, a South African born Sports Scientist, Psychologist, Author, and former Monk. He works as a high-performance coach with elite athletes, Olympians, sports teams, and executives. He is a versatile and inspiringly energetic, and wise man.
    Our conversation focuses on food and was inspired by a prior discussion surrounding the impact of what we eat on our ability to empathise with ourselves and others. A fascinating concept, Shayamal helps us understand the relation between empathy and compassion, our ability to create social cohesion and the most amazing insights into how we work and thrive as humans. I could have spoken to him all day. Head on over and tune in to this mind-opening and energetic conversation and find out if your food is changing how you connect with others.
    Connect with Shayamal Vallabhjee: https://tap.bio/@Shayamal (https://tap.bio/@Shayamal)
    Connect with Mimi Nicklin
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin (https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership (https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership)
    TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/)
    A special thanks to DJ Cielo https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3 and Eye Q Films https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com for sponsoring our podcast

    • 22 min
    Sharing food, showing empathy: how one celebrity chef sees the world of food and connection; Meet Chef Zola Nene

    Sharing food, showing empathy: how one celebrity chef sees the world of food and connection; Meet Chef Zola Nene

    In this episode, I am thrilled to have one of South Africa’s most celebrated chefs, Zola Nene. Based in Cape Town, she is the author of three cookbooks, a food stylist, and a television personality. She became a resident Chef of the popular show Expresso Morning Show. She is the host of her own cooking show Celeb Feasts with Zola. The work that she does represents her love for nature and the people in her life.
    Our discussion focuses on sharing food and how it can be used to show empathy for others. Zola helps us understand the role food plays in our lives, how it bridges the divide and unifies us as humans. Tune in to this cheerful conversation and find out how this chef sees the world of food and connection.
    Connect with Zola Nene
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zola_nene/ (https://www.instagram.com/zola_nene/)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/zola_nene (https://twitter.com/zola_nene)
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zola-nene-22308231/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/zola-nene-22308231/)
    Website: https://www.zolanene.com (https://www.zolanene.com)
    Check out Celeb Feasts with Zola
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffwzN-6SwFTtjdlGFJfG9A (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffwzN-6SwFTtjdlGFJfG9A)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zola_feasts/ (https://www.instagram.com/zola_feasts/)
    Connect with Mimi Nicklin
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin (https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership (https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership)
    TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/)
    A special thanks to DJ Cielo https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3 and Eye Q Films https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com for sponsoring our podcast

    • 19 min
    Dramatic Creativity: Do our most tumultuous times drive us to cultivate our creativity? Meet Meritxell Garcia

    Dramatic Creativity: Do our most tumultuous times drive us to cultivate our creativity? Meet Meritxell Garcia

    In this episode, I am thrilled to have Meritxell Garcia from Spain. She is an empathy expert, coach, and author of El Arte de le Empatía (The Art of Empathy), a practical guide for highly sensitive people to thrive with the sensitivity that makes them unique. In this conversation, we are discussing creativity and its link with empathy.
    Meritxell coins the term “Dramatic Creativity”. She believes human beings can go through something in life that can spark creativity naturally to find solutions, especially in extreme situations. She shares some of her personal stories that helped leverage her creativity more naturally. Tune in to this discussion and find out whether we are born with creativity, or is it a skill set?
    Connect with Meritxell Garcia:
    Website - https://meritxellgarciaroig.com (https://meritxellgarciaroig.com)
    Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/meritxellgarciar (www.instagram.com/meritxellgarciar)
    Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/meritxellgarciar (www.facebook.com/meritxellgarciar)
    Meritxell’s Coaching Programs:
    Individual Programs: https://meritxellgarciaroig.com/individual?lang=en#turn-your-sensitive-into-a-gift-program (https://meritxellgarciaroig.com/individual?lang=en#turn-your-sensitive-into-a-gift-program)
    Business Programs: https://meritxellgarciaroig.com/business?lang=en#empathic-leadership-program (https://meritxellgarciaroig.com/business?lang=en#empathic-leadership-program)
    Connect with Mimi Nicklin
    Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en (https://www.instagram.com/miminicklin/?hl=en)
    Twitter – https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin (https://twitter.com/MimiNicklin)
    LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/miminicklin/)
    Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership (https://www.facebook.com/miminicklinleadership)
    TikTok – https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZSwRhfwW/)
    A special thanks to DJ Cielo https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3 (https://instagram.com/johnnyciel?igshid=jejun858mvw3) and Eye Q Films https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com/ (https://www.eyeqfilmsindia.com) for sponsoring our podcast.

    • 23 min

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