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 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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