Tag Archives: Compassion

Confrontation and Compassion

Compassion came up a number of times this week – on Tuesday in the context of confrontation; and yesterday as a way to run an entire organisation. Of course the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu would argue (in the … Continue reading

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Empathy, Pain and Compassion

Something I’ve done a lot in the last decade is empathy. Indeed it has become one of the things I do the most at work: connecting with people and quite literally ‘feeling their pain’. Walk a mile in another person’s … Continue reading

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Maximum Kindness

My son (who is kindness personified) came downstairs, this evening, keen to finish a conversation with me. We headed back up to his bed and he expanded on his earlier thesis… This was that ‘kind kids’, once they reach ‘maximum … Continue reading

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On Anger

Sometimes you can’t beat going back to the original source. The great philosophers can be a tricky read, but equally, they can be very direct, simple and clear. Aristotle was. Generally speaking there are many different kinds of afflictive or … Continue reading

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Toxic

What happens when you are dealing with a toxic situation with toxic people and potentially toxic consequences? You go toxic obviously. But I’m searching for another way. In the past when I’ve had to do this, I haven’t been able … Continue reading

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