Your team has questions they’re afraid to ask. They’ve got limited information, but they figure if you wanted to tell them you would. They worry that raising the issue will look like insubordination, or somehow make them look less in your eyes. Maybe you can share, maybe you can’t. But that doesn’t make the questions go away. There is value in anticipating the questions that may be on
Back in November, Dan Rockwell wrote 4 words that have stuck with me. “Fearful leaders need certainty.” Try walking around with that in your heart for a month or two and observe. Watch leaders you admire. Observe leaders you don’t. Consider how you respond to situations.
“Courage is fear that has said it’s prayers.”