Tag Archives: Uncommon Leadership
Posted on19. May, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
What does it take to be great? That’s a loaded question, right? There is no one answer, no silver bullet. Greatness is a bit like happiness. How I define happiness will be different than how you define it. Same with greatness – it’s subjective. But we know it when we experience it. As leaders, we [...]
Posted on08. Jun, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
This is the second of 14 special blog posts in the Wake Up & Shake It Up Blog series. We’ve got 12 guest bloggers. Today I share my thoughts… I need you to do one thing before you read any further. I need you to silence the skeptic voice in your head. I’m asking you [...]
Posted on07. Jun, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
I find inspiration in all types of music. And that includes Bon Jovi. I’m a proud fan. I share this not to share my rocker tendencies in my music tastes, but to set up a quote from one of the band’s songs, “We Weren’t Born to Follow:” “How will you raise your hand when they [...]
Posted on05. Jun, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
We are living in extraordinary times. Indeed there are horrors attached to the statement: BP oil debacle; Toyota’s inability to overcome their pride; Massey Energy’s litany of mine safety issues. Each of these horrors is linked, in part, to leaders who failed to step up and lead their people. And what’s worse is that the [...]
Posted on29. May, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
June 8 is the kick-off for our special blog series, “The Wake Up & Shake it Up Program.” It now features 12 special guest bloggers including authors, experts in leadership and change, coaches, executives, consultants and flat out Twitter stars. This blog series is a call to action for all of us. It’s purpose is [...]