The Single Emotion That’s Taken Down Facebook, Wells Fargo, and Volkswagen
Alan Weiss that provides exact strategies to eradicate the fears that hold us back and author of his newest book “Fearless Leadership: Overcoming Reticence, Procrastination, and the Voices of Doubt Inside Your Head” joins Enterprise Radio.
This episode of Enterprise Radio is in association with the Author Channel.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Alan Weiss discuss the following:
- What motivated you to write Fearless Leadership?
- Why should leaders, and the business world, take fear seriously?
- We tend to view fear as a hardwired human trait. But you stress that fear is learned. How so?
- How can you tell the difference between real fear—and fear that’s merely perceived?
- You often say, “You don’t need to feel afraid to be afraid.” How does fear manifest itself in such situations?
- In your book, you talk about the 3 Fs of paralyzed leadership. How do these play out?
- What’s the relationship between fear and procrastination?
- If you’re a procrastinator, what steps can you take to regain control? Why are fear and perfectionism intertwined?
- You talk about the power of asking, “Why?” How does this put our fears into perspective?
- What are the hallmarks of fearless leaders?
- What are simple tips anyone can use to become more fearless?
- What do you hope readers will take from your book?
Alan Weiss, Ph.D., is a consultant, speaker, and bestselling author. Described by the New York Post as “one of the most highly regarded independent consultants in America,” his consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, and more than 500 leading organizations. He is the author of 64 books, many of which have been included in university curricula and translated into 15 languages. His newest release is Fearless Leadership: Overcoming Reticence, Procrastination, and the Voices of Doubt Inside Your Head.
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