Have you stuck a label on someone that makes you not want to engage with that person?
We slap a label – or interpret one – on to someone when we’re annoyed or puzzled or whatever, and that is what they remain even if we know it’s not true. It becomes the basis from which we relate to them.
On October 26, 2019, I shared my “Breakthrough to Action: What I Learned from Nobel Laureates and Former Gang Leaders” speech at the Fall Training Event for Rotary District 6450. These distinctly different leaders address conflict in a similar way.