Tag Archives: Humanity
Posted on22. Nov, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
“We’re always behind this metal and glass. Nobody touches you.” If you saw the move Crash you’ll recognize this line. The symbolism is piercing: We’re either tough like metal or ready to break with any pressure like glass. This is the fragility in life. People collide. The kicker, though, is in the second sentence in [...]
Posted on07. Jul, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Each day you are given a new opportunity to place an indelible mark on your interactions with others. That indelible mark is one that leaves people experiencing an interaction that leaves them feeling heard. Feeling needed. Feeling that who they are matters. Believing that what they do counts. Each day you get to deepen [...]
Posted on13. Mar, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
image from ABureauPhoto (Deviant Art) It’s unthinkable what the people of Japan may be going through. These are the times that we all must come together and do what we can to help other human beings who are suffering. We can come together in so many different ways. We can pray for lives lost, for [...]
Posted on19. Jul, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
What is your belief about the nature of people? Your answer gives you insight into how you interact and connect with others. You answer is also critical to influencing change and results in your business. Do you see people as a means to an end? Do you make an effort to understand a group’s viewpoint? [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
These days it takes a different mixture of guts and determination to lead a major change initiative. You must have the audacity to abandon what you’ve done in the past and courageously turn to your employees as collaborators for change. This different mixture of guts, determination, audacity, and courage is key to form a partnership [...]