Fierce Conversations Metaphor: Connectivity

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3. Fierce Conversations Metaphor: Connectivity According to Susan Scott, “the first frontier for exponential growth…lies in the area of human connectivity” (Scott, 2002, p. 8). Being connected with others allows people to grow, see the important things in life, and be human. Specifically, Scott reminds everyone that “life is about making connections, more importantly, a deep connection with people; otherwise, we do not know what it means to be human” (Scott, 2002, p. 8). Humans are social beings and in order to be social people must be able to connect with one another. If not, these relationships will be meaningless and a waste of time. People need to connect in order to have a worthwhile life and having others in one’s life provides it meaning, as well as, purpose. Additionally, individuals voiced in Fierce Conversations, define connectivity as…show more content…
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