"The people through the door change the world, change their lives, and change the lives of others but they get bloodied in the process." - Michael Brody-Waite
Why Your Team Needs to Behave Like Addicts
Michael Brody-Waite has had an unusual journey to success. As a recovering drug addict turned TEDx speaker and 3xs CEO, he's formed a unique approach to business and life through three key recovery principles: rigorous authenticity, surrendering the outcome, and doing uncomfortable work.
In this episode, Michael explains how these simple-to-say, tricky-to-execute principles led him to great success in corporate America — and why being an addict created a competitive advantage.
Rigorous Authenticity: How to Drop the Mask
According to Michael's research, 70% of employees are avoiding a difficult conversation with their boss, coworkers, or someone that they manage. This avoidant behavior is one of the four masks that are holding back every individual, leader, and organization.
Self-deception is intrinsic to mankind's tribe mentality, so changing your behavior takes courage and determination. Michael lets us in on what it takes to really tear down that wall and what you stand to gain by getting comfortable with the uncomfortable.
Why Leaders Should Share the Things That Scare Them to Death
As the youngest manager in his department in a Fortune 500 company, Michael Brody-Waite was no stranger to imposter syndrome. He learned the hard way that trying to control perceptions only holds back personal growth.
Michael explains why owning your weaknesses and aggressively sharing them not only lets you live your authentic life and makes you more productive, but ultimately gives you more clout as a leader.
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