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Episode 160- Carlos Whittaker on How to Practice Empathy

January 19, 2023 • Inspiration & Motivation
Carlos Whittaker

In a world that often feels polarized and disconnected, it’s more important than ever to show up with empathy. Carlos Whittaker is bringing hope to people all over the world. He’s the author of four books, host of the podcast Human Hope and a global speaker. You may recognize Carlos from Instagram, where’s he’s built a tribe of enthusiastic followers who join forces with Carlos to find connection, do good, and be in community. His latest book, How to Human, comes out on January 24 and is available for pre-order now. In our conversation today, we talk about how to step into difficult conversations with love, live up to our full potential, and move beyond what divides us.

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Show Notes

  • Why he calls himself a “moment maker” (1:37)
  • How he’s built a community on Instagram (5:19)
  • Why he wrote his new book, How to Human (10:35)
  • His journey to learn and understand his identity (12:02)
  • Stepping into difficult conversations with kindness (16:04)
  • Tips to have better conversations (20:27)
  • The importance of fully seeing people (23:07)
  • Curiosity breeds empathy (26:40)
  • Who do you need to build empathy towards? (29:57)
  • His personal spiritual journey and relationship with the church (37:28)


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