Most of us have seen fear drive short-term results, but it does so at the cost of high employee burnout and turnover. Winning organizations know how to reframe fear into opportunities for learning and growth. They create resilient cultures of unfear.
In this episode, Gaurav and Mark, authors of Unfear, give you the rundown about the impact and archetypes of fear in the workplace and provide strategies, techniques, and actions you need to bring about an unfear transformation.
05:43 – The problem of fear in organizations and leadership
06:10 – Consequences when you operate from a reactive place
09:27 – Why fear works in the short term
17:23 – This emotion is neither a good thing or a bad thing. It’s just part of the human experience. And it’s really about shifting the stories and the narratives.
19:24 – How do you actually create the space for observation rather than just collapsing into the emotion?
30:55 – Why, in many companies, the organization is there to serve the hierarchy as opposed to the hierarchy in the organization being there to serve the people, the customer, and the goal.
41:07 – What can we do first? The first step always is awareness. Becoming more aware without blame and judgment of yourself, just more aware of how you are showing up as a leader.
42:32 – This journey and relationship with yourself and fear is a critical part of becoming a truly human-centered leader.
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