English Poet John Donne famously wrote, “No man is an island.”
As leaders, there are two powerful ways this truth impacts us.
First, continuing our theme from the last two posts, there are five things that we can know are true about every person in the world. We’ve already discussed the truth that everybody wants to be somebody, and that people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Third is this: Everybody needs somebody.
Unfortunately, we live in a society that has grown increasingly isolated. Neighbors do not know neighbors. Members of churches barely know their fellow members. Co-workers have “friendships” that are barely surface deep.