Chris Schembra is making big things happen directly from the dinner table. As the Founder and Chief Question Asker of the 747 Club, Chris devotes his life to fostering profound connections and building communities through the power of empathy and collaboration. Today he reveals the real reason human connection drives so much of what we commonly call success. Chris also opens up about his own insecurities, encourages us to follow our curiosity, and unwraps his connector’s guide to leadership.
- Why empathy is a balance of introspection and outrospection
- Why the cure to addiction is human connection
- How people can start building their own communities
- Why we crave systems and structure (and why that’s a good thing)
Chris Schembra is a leading expert on empathy and the art of human connection. He is the Founder + Chief Question Asker of the 747 Club, an organization which awakens empathy within people and corporations. Since it’s inception, the 747 Club has served over 1,900 attendees, sparking over 50,000 relationships.
Aside from the 747 Club, Chris is a partner at OHenry Productions, which invests in and produces commercial theater, whose projects have been awarded 10 Tony Awards, 7 Emmys and a Grammy. As a marketer, he’s led campaigns with over 900,000 participants; and the programs through his family’s Hilton Head Island Performance Group have trained and empowered close to 1,000,000 (million) executives, salespeople, athletes, and students how to achieve excellence and gain the competitive edge.
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