Don’t think you’re a leader? That’s actually a good place to start!
This week’s Must-Read book for entrepreneurs is Brene’ Brown’s Dare to Lead. In it, Brown explains how to find your own innate ability to take charge and lead, however hidden it might be under layers of insecurity. The emotions — including the fear — inside you can be used to inspire your team in ways you might not realize.
As Brown argues, your vulnerabilities are actually some of your greatest leadership assets, if you know how to use them.
If you’re a reluctant leader, or not 1000% confident in your leadership abilities, this is lesson for you. Once you understand the value of vulnerability (and the poison of perfectionism), you can become the business leader you never knew you were. Click Play!
More than three-quarters of Americans report severe anxiety on Sunday nights. But what if Monday was something we could look forward to? Hello Monday is a new podcast from LinkedIn’s Editorial Team about work: how to like it, change it, and maybe even love it. Join host Jessi Hempel for lessons to help you make the most of the workday, and your life outside of it. Find Hello Monday on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts!
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