compassion

Corporate Courage

“Courage” doesn’t seem to be a word we associate with the corporate workplace. But our current pace of life may be dictating the necessity to exhibit courage in an entirely different way than how we have thought about it in the past.

We are all bombarded by information and lists of things to do that we think no one else has ever experienced before. And it may stress us and make us feel vulnerable when we’re living through such extraordinary times.

Here’s what’s important. We need to recognize the stress we’re under and actively combat our feelings of vulnerability, which takes courage. This courage needs to happen inside and outside of our workplace, regardless if we’re now working remotely or navigating business in an increasingly virtual setting.

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Having the Courage to Care for Others

By: Schatzie Brunner, Founder, New Way Now

Compassion takes courage. And if you ever doubted it, turn the news on later and see how thousands of people aren’t just feeling compassionate after the horrific death of George Floyd but using the language of peaceful protests to demonstrate how deeply they feel compassion for those who have been victims of police violence.

It is so easy to sit on the couch and be outraged by what happened at the hands of four Minneapolis policemen to Mr. Floyd, an unarmed man. Or the violent treatment of Washington D.C. peaceful protesters in front of the White House on June 1, 2020.

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