“He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Here’s a topic not often discussed in the offices of the majority of leaders: fear. We will talk about risk or name it something else like “potential problem” or “minor setbacks”. But never fear. Why is that? Probably because the word “fear” comes with a lot of baggage. Fear isn’t something that’s talked about openly, ever. It’s a sign of weakness or lack of capability.
However, the truth is, fear is present whether we want to admit openly or not. Leaders have fears, team members have fear, even senior leaders and clients have fears.… Read the rest