Daniel Murray has experience working with some of the biggest companies in Australia and New Zealand. He has seen firsthand that building empathy is vital for future strategic competitive advantage. With a background in mathematics and strategy, and a passion for understanding emotions and charities, he is able to blend diverse concepts to create groundbreaking ideas.
This curiosity has powered years of research leading to Daniel becoming an expert in empathy, leadership, strategy and emotional intelligence.
Daniel's business was born out of his desire to embed empathic leadership tools in business. He has seen time and time again that businesses which largely ignore the unique emotional needs of people, suffer disloyal customers, higher staff turnover and lower overall performance. Through his presentations, workshops and consulting services, Daniel empowers leaders to leverage empathy as a capability in order to cultivate productive teamwork and experience tangible corporate success. Daniel is renowned for his ability to entertain audiences with engaging stories, mind-bending questions and relevant case studies that bring to life the often hidden side of human behaviour.
Daniel speaks at businesses, schools and conferences and also conducts experiential workshops to teach people how to develop Empathic Leadership, build an understanding of the rational and emotional needs of others and then provide guidance and support to foster a flexible, resourceful and high-performing workplace.
Daniel has delivered keynote presentations to some of the top organisations and institutions in Australia, such as: CBA, Westpac, AGSM, IAG, Centre for Volunteering, Community Engagement Consulting Australia, 1Scope, Serenity Collective and Humanity in Business.
As a prolific writer, Daniel draws on cultural stories, metaphors and personal experience to deliver powerful content to the Australian media. His work has been featured on businesses.com.au, Oh Magazine, Kochie’s Business Builders and Now to Love. He is a regular contributor to Inside Small Business and My Entrepreneur magazine.