Hello! This article on self-awareness starts out a bit unusually but has some great info on the importance of self-awareness in leadership and good things to keep in mind to increase it. Enjoy!
Fear of public speaking is widespread – as high as 28% of the population according to some statistics. As leaders, this is often a requirement of the role; moreover, if we aren’t using this to our advantage, we are missing out on tremendous opportunities to influence others. Often our emotions, including fear, anxiousness and self-doubt, get in the way. Here are some great suggestions by Stephanie Scotti, who quotes from the new book by my colleague Susan David. Enjoy!
I have been thinking a lot this week about courageous leadership. How do we continue to stand up for what we believe in, even when we know we may be taking a risk? How do we continue to forge ahead with ideas and beliefs, even in the face of uncertainty? Here’s an article that is a great reminder on how to do that, one day at a time. Enjoy, my fearless leaders!