In our exploration, she discovered that her choosing to “not get involved” with the situation wasn’t coming from a place of powerful detachment, but more so from a place of not wanting to help her co-worker. And from the co-worker’s perspective, that was the breakdown in their relationship. While authentic detachment will always serve us in living life powerfully, choosing not to show up for others when we know our doing so would be helpful is not authentic detachment. And in turn, can keep us from having the deeply connected, empowering, joyous relationships we so desire at work or elsewhere in our life.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Mark Darren Gregor is an acclaimed Career & Executive Coach and the “go-to” resource for Talent House Recruiters and its clients. For more information about Mark’s Coaching practice and services, please visit www.MadisonDSolutions.com.