There are many fears that come with being a business leader. But how do you manage them? Human behaviour expert Dr John Demartini provides his tips.
ear is a psychological barrier for many business leaders which can prevent them from taking the risks they need to be successful.
However, it can also be used for greater self-evaluation.
Entrepreneur and leading human behaviour expert Dr John Demartini says, “Fear means you’re growing and challenging yourself beyond your comfort zones. Your fear is a feedback response to ensure you set more congruent and inspiring objectives.”
For business leaders to overcome their fears and move forward, John says they must first ‘own’ and recognise the nature of their doubts and fears.
“Acknowledging your fears and their underlying fantasies can, at times, be wise, but it is even wiser to self-reflect, introspect and master the skill of strategically planning and refining goals and objectives to where you know exactly what to do in potential circumstances,” he tells The CEO Magazine.
John further identifies the benefits that come with setting aside fear and instead focusing on your main goals.
“Each of us live with and by a unique set of values, priorities or actions that are most to least important to our lives,” he says. “When we live in alignment or congruently with our true highest values we become spontaneously inspired from within to act. We become more disciplined, reliable and focused; we expand our space and time horizons; we achieve more; we elevate our self-worth, certainty and belief in ourselves.
“We bring blood glucose and oxygen into our fore brain and awaken our executive center governance and become more reasonable, objective or even-minded.”
John outlines the 5 biggest fears business leaders face and how they can be overcome: