Archive for February, 2011
Posted on28. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
We live in a world where the praises of success quickly fade away to the question of “What will you do next?” This isn’t a cynical statement, but merely a statement of fact. Much is demanded from us in this rapidly changing society shaping our world – or is it the reverse? Nonetheless, we are [...]
Posted on22. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
I’m an unabashed advocate for a much-needed shift in how leaders show up to inspire people in this post-Great Recession era (The New Normal). The complication of my advocacy is helping people understand how to lead newly in the New Normal. Well, I am thrilled to share with you a book that does just that [...]
Posted on21. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
The people have had enough. Taking to he streets, using their voices, and calling the Governor of Wisconsin on his political move, citizens of Wisconsin and their supporters (and opposition) are revealing the degree of their dissatisfaction. There is an uprising of people. Many are planting themselves firmly against the Governor’s (Scott Walker) plan to [...]
Posted on17. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Lately the topic of confidence has surfaced in a variety of my conversations. Confidence is an intangible. It’s not something easily obtained or explained how you got it when you have it. I like Webster’s definition: A feeling or consciousness of one’s powers or of reliance on one’s circumstances. To be conscious of confidence you [...]
Posted on15. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Values are tricky. We have personal values that may not be articulated, but drive who we are, what we do, and how we respond to others. We take our values into any situation where they act as a barometer for what we consider to be right or wrong. It gets a little tricky when we [...]
Posted on14. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
There is a fundamental change taking place in terms of how corporations create value, and arguably, in terms of the core architecture of the corporation. I think it’s the biggest change in a century in the ways that companies build relationships and interact with other entities, institutions in the economy and in society. We are [...]
Posted on10. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
When you’re paying attention to what’s going on in life, truths can be revealed. The kind of truth that is visible when you pause long enough. It’s a quiet space – the pause. They’re easy to miss. But when you experience them….In that pause the reality of the truth snatches your attention and it’s loud [...]