My topic was "A Whisper Relationship With Fear."
My presentation had to do with the "negative emotion" of Fear, what it really means, how it's connected to Wisdom, and how to experience Fear as a "whisper" more and a "waking you up in the middle of the night shout" less.
If something bad happens, it's okay to feel bad.
Kids get this. Literally. I've taught this to five-to-seven year-olds. It makes sense, right? When something bad happens, and you feel bad - that's pretty healthy.
But that simple idea turned into a "Facebook debate" with a colleague. Here's my problem with the argument: I LITERALLY "wrote the book" on this. The book is called Emotional Genius, and it's available on Amazon. If you want to spend $20 for a physical book or $10 for the Kindle, just click on the title...
Or... as a result of some conversations I had as part of the Path To Powers Summit, I made a decision. I'm giving it away - at least for a little while. So...
How do you know a Leader has People Problems? (answer below)
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How DO you know that a Leader has People Problems? What's the Missing Skill?
First, what do we mean by "problem"? I mean that if we do nothing, something bad happens (or keeps happening). If a Leader "does nothing," what happens? At the very least, if no Leader makes decisions, will anything good happen? The whole purpose of Leadership to make things happen, right?
People are imperfect, right? So how do you know a Leader has People Problems? They have People!
What's the missing skill? Having the Hard Conversation. It may sound simple enough, but there are some very common things even skilled leaders do that they do not realize undermine their credibility with their team.
Every Leader is responsible for having the hard conversations. Anything less than mastery can lead to unnecessary conflict at tremendous cost! Still, it's the job... so... join us for our upcoming webinar: