Wednesday 28 October 2020

Ensuring Love Is More Visible

The opposite of fear is love.

The song says "what the world needs now is love sweet love, because that's the only thing that there's just too little of."

Could it be that there is enough love and that our quest is to ensure it's more visible?

The following extract from my Heart-Leadership book where I write about eight heart qualities beginning with love will help you to ensure that love is more visible in your life and work.

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The Ancient Greeks had four words for love. Two are well known - eros (romantic love) and agape (love in a spiritual sense). 

The other two are not generally as well known. There's storge, meaning natural affection like parents feel for their children.

And then there's philia. This is the one I find the most insightful for Heart-Leaders. Philia is often translated as affectionate regard or friendship. We need more philia in our organisations. It will lead to more philia in the world. And we need it right?

I find it simple (not always easy) to have affectionate regard for people because I know everyone of us is a one-of-a-kind human being. Only the hardest of hearts cannot love a one-off.

Philia love is a foundation stone of Heart-Leadership.

Be remarkable.


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