Top 3 Fears of International Business LeadersFind out about the 3 top of mind fears – shared by every leader – that affect our ability to influence and to drive consistent results
3. Being found out to be incompetent
Even the best leaders tend to focus more on preparing answers for fear of not showing enough competence, rather than on building the courage and confidence to ask influential questions; yet it is the latter behaviour that build more credibility and influence
2. Fear of making the wrong decisions
Too often our fear of underachieving drives us to put ourselves under extreme pressure, resulting in personal stress and fatigue, and creating fatigue in the organisations around us.
1. Fear of being vulnerable
We are too often considering emotions as weakness, and the sharing of feelings derived from our emotions as proof that we are not rational. Modern neuroscience has helped us understand the fallacy of these assumptions. Awareness and sharing of emotions and feelings can makes us strong and impactful, as well as being a highest form of rationality.
We can learn to channel emotions and thus inspire others, ensure accountability and create positive change.