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When You’re a Leader, It’s Okay to Be Scared

The opportunity for growth lies in facing down fear and doing the hard thing anyway

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TTaylor’s discomfort is palpable. “They need to decide what to do,” he says with uncharacteristic energy. He’s angry, frustrated, and, he reminds me, he’s been waiting for them for weeks. His…




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Jerry Colonna

Jerry Colonna

CEO of coaching firm and the author of REBOOT: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up.

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