Making friends with the enemy

Andrea Howe
Category : Trusted advisorship March 25, 2008

If you haven’t seen the “Cat and the Crow” video that’s been circulating the Internet for a while, it’s worth a peek. Check out what’s possible when two enemies don’t know they’re supposed to be enemies.

Imagine if we humans applied the generosity and wisdom demonstrated by these two simple creatures. Especially in the business world.

There’s a simple yet profound lesson articulated at the end: “If you’re able to gain trust in someone … than anything is possible.”

Ain’t that the truth.

Originally published by BossaNova Consulting Group, Inc.
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Andrea Howe

Andrea Howe

As the founder of The Get Real Project, I am the steward of our vision and our service offerings, as well as a workshop leader and keynote speaker. Above all else, I am an entrepreneur on a mission: to kick conventional business wisdom to the curb and transform how people work together as a result. I am also the co-author, with Charles H. Green, of The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook (Wiley, 2012).

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