Own Your Sh*t, Own Your Shine

If you want to really live the life of your dreams, you need to own who you are. Really. Both the “good” and the “bad.”

Today we’re calling this SHINE and SH*T. Some people have an easier time owning their sh*t, but can’t own their shine. And for some people it’s the other way around.

It’s not about taking blame for anything because blame leads to shame. Blame and accountability are not the same thing.

What are you willing to own that will move you to the next level in your own life? If you are a victim of the Peter Principle – being promoted to the level of your incompetence – can you be accountable to that by asking the tough questions that need to be asked?

During the research for her latest book Dare to Lead, Brene’ Brown asked this one question of senior leaders: “What, if anything, about the way people are leading today needs to change in order for leaders to be successful in a complex, rapidly changing environment where we’re faced with seemingly intractable challenges and an insatiable demand for innovation?” (p. 6)

She said there was one answer across the interviews: We need braver leaders and more courageous cultures.

Listen in as I share the 10 behaviors and cultural issues those leaders identified as getting in our way in organizations across the world, and also invite you to step into owning your own sh*t AS WELL AS your shine.


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