O'Reilly logo

Bringing Your Soul to Work by Cheryl Peppers, Alan Briskin

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

image10The Emotional Tapestry of Group Life

171

IN THE PAINTING La Danse by Henri Matisse, a circle of people with joined hands dance in a ring. We cannot see their faces, yet we do not need to. Something familiar in the image reaches into our core, reminding us of what it means to be part of a circle, to be joined with others—to belong. It is as if the painting expresses a fulfilled longing—to belong in such a way that leaves us free, happy, dancing. This may contradict reality, where “belonging” can come at a cost to our individuality that rarely makes us want to dance. In our lives, we often struggle with what it means to participate meaningfully ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required