September 14, 2017

Shawn Murphy

Episode 578: Be vulnerable, with Shawn Murphy.

Shawn Murphy serves as CEO of WorqIQ, formerly Switch and Shift, an organization that helps leaders transform the work experience to be positive, energizing & optimistic. His debut book, “The Optimistic Workplace: Creating an Environment that Energizes Everyone”, is out now. Shawn was recently named a “Top 100 Leadership Speaker” in Inc.com and has over 25 years’ experience as an organizational and culture change practitioner and workshop facilitator.

What you’ll learn about in this episode

  • Why change is a very emotional experience for people
  • Where a lot of business owners lose sight when changing their business
  • What happens when business owners don’t account for emotional impact
  • Why you need to be able to work with detractors who are resistant to change
  • Working together to figure out what change means
  • Why vulnerability is a key skill that’s needed during times of change
  • The valuable lesson that Shawn learned that helped him with sales
  • Why you need to have a shared sense of purpose with your team
  • How clarity gives people the comfort to act autonomously
  • The importance of having mentors to be successful in business

 

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.