Vulnerability – Why The Best Leaders View Vulnerability as a Strength

July 28th, 2017 | Added to: K's Journey | Comments Off on Vulnerability – Why The Best Leaders View Vulnerability as a Strength

Vulnerability is something leaders like Howard Shultz, CEO of Starbucks value. He once said, “The hardest thing about being a leader is demonstrating or showing vulnerability… When the leader demonstrates vulnerability and sensibility and brings people together, the team wins.” We still have many organizations that seem to think that being vulnerable is unnecessary or a negative. That it implies you’re weak. Vulnerability researcher Brene Brown says ‘There’s no way to opt out of vulnerability. You do do it–so if you’re not aware of how you do it or how you deal […]

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Shame & Vulnerability In The Workplace.

July 19th, 2017 | Added to: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Shame & Vulnerability In The Workplace.

Shame & vulnerability in the workplace, showed up for me as dysfunctional behavior, self-sabotaging behavior, self-loathing behavior’. ‘Success camouflaged all of my unworthiness’. Even when I was in the top 100 of 120,000 sales agents worldwide. It was almost like the success didn’t mean anything because underneath shame was running the show.  (Click the image below to watch the video) You see, we don’t get to separate out, our personal life, and our business life. Shame insidiously infects our self worth, our self esteem, our confidence, the choices that we […]

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