Category Archive: Insecurity

Stop Wasting Time: 10 Ways to Learn What Matters

One young leader is laid off. The other just started a new job. But, both shared the same concern. “How will I fit-in?” Our need to fit-in reflects our need to connect, belong, and… Continue reading

12 Ways Young Leaders Earn Admiration from Elders

You can’t succeed if people don’t admire something about you. The more admiration you earn, the further you’ll go. Opportunity and admiration go hand in hand. Don’t set out to be admired. Set out to make… Continue reading

Seven Ways Anxiety Helps You Win

Don’t avoid, reject, or smother anxiety. Use it to help you win. Dark emotions have been slandered way too long. Fear, anger, frustration and anxiety all have useful purposes. Use emotions. Don’t let… Continue reading

Seven Certain Steps for Dealing with Doubt

Doubt is a double edged sword, too much and you’re doomed, too little and you’re doomed. But, one thing is certain… Doubt-free leaders are dangerous. 3 reasons you have no doubts: You’re engaged… Continue reading

Why Old Leaders Drive Young Leaders Crazy

Old leaders think they know something today because they knew something yesterday. Knowledge closes their minds and limits their curiosity. Young leaders look down their noses at old leaders and think, “Stop being… Continue reading

The Seven Powers of Weakness

The worst leaders never admit weakness. They: Lie to preserve face. Live in fear of being found out. Lose themselves. The best leaders understand the secret power of weakness. Love, compassion, and loyalty:… Continue reading