Roman Krznaric explains that our brains are wired for social connection: empathy is at the heart of who we are. It s an essential, transforming quality we must develop for the 21st Century. Through encounters with activists, groundbreaking designers, undercover journalists, nurses, and neuroscientists, Roman defines a new breed of highly effective operators in life. He sets out the six dynamic and empowering habits of these highly empathetic people, whose skills enable them to connect with others in extraordinary and even revolutionary ways. Empathy has the power to transform relationships, from the personal to the political. It can change our world. Roman contends that, as we move on from an age of isolated introspection, empathy will be key to fundamental social change making this book a manifesto for revolution.