Wednesday 11 March 2015

There is no them, only us

In an interview with an employee of a client recently she kept saying "they" and "them" when speaking about leaders in the business.

At one point I asked "What if they were just human beings like you and me?"

There was uncomfortable silence for a few seconds.

She then said "It's really odd (LOL) that I have never thought of my bosses as human beings before."

"Well" I said "When we see people as human beings first, we often view the roles they're playing differently."

Everyone you work with and meet is a remarkable human being.  Some may not be showing it right this minute. Have you met a perfect human being?

See everyone as the remarkable, one-of-a-kind that each of us is.

When there's no them or they, only us, everything changes.

Be remarkable.

PS I get it that some people want to insist on them and they, separateness, and their way being the only way. The great paradox about us/we is that I'm only accountable for me.

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