Tag Archives: New Era Leader
Posted on06. Dec, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Our world needs leaders who are willing to unabashedly draw a line in the sand proclaiming what they believe. But it’s not any line in the sand. It’s a line in the sand that says our humanity is key to achieving monetary success and personal satisfaction. The satisfaction is achieved by knowing the effort applied [...]
Posted on28. Nov, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies – Robert Louis Stevenson Honoring the calling of leadership is to experience the joys and agony in work and in life. Wrapped in that honor guiding [...]
Posted on23. Nov, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
New Era Leaders today symbolically represent a tipping point of a leadership style positively influenced, in part, by contrarian acts exhibited by the endless examples of selfish, unethical choices by executives, politicians, even athletes. Such examples bleed into our life and leave us needing something deeper from the leaders in our own world. A New [...]
Posted on21. Nov, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Clearly people are pissed off: from Arab Spring showing how an organized, purposeful group of people can overthrow inhumane dictators to unorganized, yet persistent Occupy America to dissatisfied, disengaged employees. These events and others are punctuated by people’s anger over the misbehavior of politicians, figure heads, leaders, even manager. Humanity seems to be in great [...]
Posted on24. Oct, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
In an age dominated by media spreading scandal and greed, anger and frustration, it seems as if we’ve lost sight of what’s important. You cannot, however, let the dominating news stories mar your contributions as a leader. It’s easy to be seduced to believe unleashing the passions of others to do great work is a [...]
Posted on19. Oct, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
As if laying neatly on you are the years worth of impressions, conclusions, perceptions of every interaction you’ve had with the world, with people. These neatly layered impressions, conclusions, perceptions shape how you see the world. How you understand people. Layered in with all your life experiences is the one thing that helps you build [...]
Posted on10. Oct, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
Stop. There tucked away in the daily interactions are the impressions you leave on those you lead. Those impressions leave an indelible mark, good or bad. They are the fingerprints of your words, your actions. What mark does your leadership leave? Simon Sinek translates this question into this: The things you do or say are [...]