This week's Fierce resource was published on Inc.com and was written by Lolly Daskal, President & CEO, Lead From Within.
The Naked Truth: How to Uncover An Insecure Leader reveals the damage of working with an insecure leader and the impact it has on teams and organizations. We can all be a little insecure at times, in fact walking into a meeting and discussing marketing tactics when we are on the sales team may seem out of our wheelhouse and the truth is that's OK. If everyone knew everything, organizations wouldn't get very far. The trick? Be comfortable not knowing the answer and allowing someone else to be the expert. In each of our Fierce programs we teach people how to make room for conversations to take place. That is where growth happens.
What is the impact of an insecure leader? What happens when no one speaks up?
"Insecure leaders are petrified of coming across as insignificant or incompetent, so they overcompensate by pretending they know it all. They rarely ask questions--and when they do, they almost never wait for the answer."
Read the full article here.