Becoming A Compassionate Leader With Joseph Fung - Amber Hurdle | Globally Recognized Leadership & Personal Branding Expert

Becoming A Compassionate Leader With Joseph Fung

September 09, 2021

In this episode of the Velvet Machete Leadership Podcast, host Amber Hurdle interviews Joseph Fung, serial entrepreneur, CEO, and founder of Uvaro, a tech sales career accelerator and sales enablement platform purpose-built to provide sales teams with the information that they need, when they need it. Joseph speaks frequently on the topics of sales, leadership, diversity, and corporate social responsibility. Together they discuss: 

*Diversity and culture in tech company cultures 

*Having hard conversations in your company versus taking a public activist stance on social issues

*Navigating the choppy waters of widespread social injustice in our society as a leader at work

*Building more diverse teams for better business results and better decision making 

*Getting comfortable in discomfort in order to develop more empathy as a leader 

This episode is a valuable deep dive into how compassion and empathy in leadership help us to identify and heal pain within our organizations. Don’t miss Joseph’s expertise on workplace diversity and culture, compassionate leadership, and building more diverse teams for greater success! Joseph is a true gem in the leadership world, so you’ll want to hear what he has to say. 

Links and Mentioned Resources 

Check out Joseph’s company, Uvaro, or connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Read the articles Joseph mentioned in this episode here: How Inclusive Is Your Leadership; Hey CEOs, Now Isn’t the Time to Stick Your Head in the Sand

Follow @thevelvetmachete on Instagram for inspiration and free business advice. 

About Joseph Fung

Joseph Fung is a serial entrepreneur, CEO, and founder of Uvaro, a tech sales career accelerator and sales enablement platform purpose-built to provide sales teams with the information that they need, when they need it. He is a repeat founder and CEO, with multiple successful sales exits. Joseph speaks frequently on the topics of sales, leadership, diversity, and corporate social responsibility. As an active early-stage investor, he ensures that the majority of his investments are into women-led companies so we love him extra for that. Joseph is a graduate of the University of Waterloo’s computer engineering program, and he sits on the board of Communitech, the Golden Triangle Angel Network, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. 

Get Social: Uvaro | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Forbes Councils Profile


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