Posts Tagged "Leadership"

Standing on the Shoulders of “Nonviolence” Giants

A Longing for Nonviolence and Peace I remember just last year consoling my 11-year-old daughter as she cried long and hard about all the things she saw happening in the world. Things like hunger, animal extinction, wars and terrorism. It was especially the violent parts that made her cry with despair. I listened and waited until she was ready to take part in a dialogue. Then…

Cultivating Compassion in the Workplace (why bother & taking a first step)

  In the Fall of 2013, journalist Andy Fraser reported on his learnings at the Empathy and Compassion in Societyconference in London. He was interested in understanding more about why a recent Gallup poll had revealed that “just 13% of the world’s employees are engaged at work; about a quarter are ‘actively disengaged’ – unhappy, unproductive and liable to spread negativity to their colleagues.” He shared…