Category Archive: Insecurity

7 Responses to Reasoned Resistance

The line between bold and foolish is often determined by success or failure. Fearful organizations are full of people who know why it’s better to stay the same. Remarkable success requires boldness, but bold leaders… Continue reading

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