Today’s guest is known as The Empathy Strategist. He is a sought-after social influencer, executive coach, and entrepreneurial advisor whose passion lies in facilitating profound human connection in a deeply disconnected world.

He is the Founder + Chief Question Asker of the 7:47 Club, an organization which helps elite entrepreneurs build, grow, and ignite their community. Since its inception, the 7:47 Club has awakened over 2,500 leaders and sparked over 210,000 relationships.

He found his calling in helping individuals and teams build strong connections through Authenticity, Empathy, Vulnerability, and Safety. In a world that’s starving for connection, he thrives on curating meaningful relationships.

Please join me in welcoming  Chris Schembra.

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In this episode we explore:

  • his thoughts on leadership: “The actions I take and the way that I empower people to be the best version of themselves is my leadership calling.”
  • how inventing pasta sauce and bringing 15 strangers around his dinner table literally saved his life.
  • how he reaches people in transition and who feel stuck, and how his dinner table works to awaken authenticity, empathy, vulnerability, and feeling safe.
  • why 7:47 is significant in empowering 11 people to work together to get everything done.
  • his thoughts on the importance of diversity: speaking to the same circle will keep your message in that circle only. It’s important to reach people who reach other people.
  • the C-Con-C model he uses for community building: Conductor, Connector, and Community.

What were the key takeaways you plan to put into practice this week and benefit from for years to come? Share your thoughts in the comments.


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