How to conquer inner fears that limit your career
“Unrecognized or unacknowledged core fears are almost always a root cause of professional distress and unattained potential,” write the authors of this HBR article. But fears are not always bad, they emphasize – in fact, they can be fuel for better performance. Leveraging their firm’s work with thousands of executives over 30 years, Matt Brubaker and Foster Mobley identify four of the fears that most commonly affect executives. They go on to share a four-step self-reflection plan to help leaders channel their fears into better performance, productivity, and personal relationships at work.