You probably thought of Mark Zuckerburg from Facebook or maybe even Jeff Bezos from Amazon. Both men. And, it’s not that they aren’t great innovators and leaders, but it does raise the question: Why didn’t a woman come to mind first? The answer is that Zuckerberg and Bezos had an idea, and ran fearlessly and confidently with it until they saw success, and that women typically struggle with self-confidence and fear.
At least, I know I have, especially when it comes to the workplace.
Whether we’re afraid of public speaking, spiders, the death of a loved one, or something more unusual, we all hold on to certain fears that we resist facing. It’s natural to shrink from them, and some fears – like spiders – are just plain hard to be proactive about conquering.
Others, however, stem from half-truths we believe about ourselves or a situation, and they’re something we can work on.
Fear is something we all experience and sadly it’s an emotion we just can’t avoid. There are some who let fear run their life, while others learn to make it work in their favor. Fear is both painful and disorienting, but we also don’t need
Kindergarteners are my favorite kind of people. They’re funny and quirky and always seem to be sticky. They’re also my favorite because they’re fearless.
Have you ever spent time with kindergarteners? If you get a chance, go up to a group of them and ask
Sometimes it is hard to know how to start a conversation with God.
For some of us, "prayer" has perhaps been a part of our daily lives since we were young. But for others, we just started exploring spirituality, and the idea of God seems overwhelming,
You know the feeling. It’s been creeping in all morning. Audrey Hepburn called it “The Mean Reds” in the film “Breakfast at Tiffanys.” She says to her friend: "you're afraid and you don't know what you're afraid of." Something bigger than you has been hiding