Fear

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Margaret Wheatley on leadership and Warriors for the Human Spirit

... of wonder, which is a very important component as we do our work as we live our lives we could be in a state of wonder right now we're in a state of fear and anxiety for good reason. But what I learned from publishing that book, which was very well received, I was very well received that it's still now...more
...r, which is a very important component as we do our work as we live our lives we could be in a state of wonder right now we're in a state of fear and anxiety for good reason. But what I learned from publishing that book, which was very well received, I was very well received that it's still now a classic -...more
...cessarily in the same job, but staying available for what's coming, what's needed already, the large numbers of people who are beside themselves with anxiety and fear, who are suffering terribly. Those are the leaders that I'm working with. And that's the level of change that's possible....more
... the same job, but staying available for what's coming, what's needed already, the large numbers of people who are beside themselves with anxiety and fear, who are suffering terribly. Those are the leaders that I'm working with. And that's the level of change that's possible....more
... to do it. What the methods and tools are, we have all of those. But it's not happening because of the other dynamics here - of self interest, greed, fear, wealth going to the very few. And this turn that it is always present in any civilization at the end of its lifecycle. So that's where we are....more
..., they're protecting the people. In our case, we are protecting people, and with, as nonviolent warriors who have a deep commitment to not add to the fear and aggression of this time - that requires training. How is it possible, not to feel afraid? How is it possible not to get reactive when somebody at...more
...w, in a meeting or in a public space, or whatever - I'm talking about verbal attacks, not physical. But with so much aggression out there and so much fear, we take a vow that we will not add to that as much as possible. But that's why we require training. So it's wonderful work. I am deeply, deeply grat...more
... that we're doing the work for its rightness, not for certain outcomes, certain expectations. When we can get there. giving up hope is also giving up fear. They are two sides of the exact same coin. So when we can get there, there's a kind of liberation, there's a kind of, 'I'm just gonna go for it', yo...more

Frederic Laloux with an invitation to reclaim integrity and aliveness

...f CEOs, they wouldn’t be invited to whatever CEO retreats and think tanks… but there was no real danger to their lives in any way. It was just an ego fear, but it’s a real fear. And I wanted to honour that. And what we realised is if I don’t have a plan B, I am, by definition, powerless. By definition, ...more
...be invited to whatever CEO retreats and think tanks… but there was no real danger to their lives in any way. It was just an ego fear, but it’s a real fear. And I wanted to honour that. And what we realised is if I don’t have a plan B, I am, by definition, powerless. By definition, I will not take big ri...more
...eople who are listening to this podcast, that is actually not true. Lose this job and you’ll find something else. You won’t, you know, starve. So the fear is in our head, and I can completely understand it. I mean, a number of years ago I was a consultant at McKinsey, and at the time, I had no plan B. ...more
...playbook? Looking at what works and past movements like: how did the suffragettes or the civil rights movements or the colour revolutions get through fear and apathy there? I mean, the fear was very real, right? You go out on the streets and you can be beaten up and you can die, and yet they’ve managed ...more
... past movements like: how did the suffragettes or the civil rights movements or the colour revolutions get through fear and apathy there? I mean, the fear was very real, right? You go out on the streets and you can be beaten up and you can die, and yet they’ve managed to break through that fear and apat...more
...ean, the fear was very real, right? You go out on the streets and you can be beaten up and you can die, and yet they’ve managed to break through that fear and apathy. And their playbook was very different. It wasn’t give people the facts so that they wake up to act… And so if you cook it all together, a...more

Nand Kishore Chaudhary from Jaipur Rugs on love, collective consciousness and self-management

... sensible and purpose-driven. People who don't require to be managed, people with empathy, creativity, and who are driven by love, passion and not by fear. To develop respect for the weavers, there are many initiatives where we are bringing our professionals and weavers together. One such initiative is ...more
...y with our role. Our role is separate and our identity is separate. So when we develop our identity, we don't want to lose that. And we are driven by fear. And so it impacts our role. So my suggestion, and my advice is not to create that identity, only focus on the role. When we mix them together, it ma...more
... only focus on the role. When we mix them together, it makes things more complicated. And when we are driven by losing our identity, we are driven by fear. So it really impacts our decision-making and then we are not able to take the right decisions....more

Miki Kashtan on the three shifts needed for self-managing organisations to thrive

... the only way or when it is declared necessary, in many more cases, then, I think, are necessary. Because people declare it necessary on the basis of fear that collaboration is just not workable, rather than on the basis of specific circumstances and criteria. And power with is essentially about honouri...more
... on the part of the person who has structural power. The internal change on the part of the person who doesn't have structural power, is to overcome fear and habit of deference. And there is a risk because if the person with power hasn't made the shift, standing up for what you know is true does carry ...more

Keith McCandless and Henri Lipmanowicz on acting your way into a new kind of organising with Liberating Structures

...t I know what happened. That happens all the time. So for one reason or another, she felt privileged enough to say, let's do this right here. And the fear for somebody starting is: I'm going to look disorganised, I'm going to look unprepared. Because I'm asking a question, I'm not giving a PowerPoint pr...more
...Business School, and so forth. I'm gonna be the brain at the top of the organisation. Well, that's utter nonsense. But now I still have to manage the fear. Is there anything that I offer now that the group is discovering for themselves, a direction? They're shaping their own. They're simultaneously and ...more

Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

... accept that. And what I worry about is when the Haier model gets transferred, will there be acceptance of engagement, or will there be reticence and fear over being visible and therefore vulnerable? ...more

Peter Koenig on source, money and consciousness

...g to get them to understand teals and the other level, so yellow, and turquoise and teal". And then I said to him, "Yeah I can totally understand the fear, but you know what's going to happen, don't you?" And he said, "What's going to happen?" And I said, "You're going to be attracting nothing but green...more