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What will the Fearless Hack do for you?

Imagine what would happen - in you, and in the people around you - if, whenever you felt a moment of fear, you were able to immediately hack any negativity and:

  • Stand up to present ideas to an unfamiliar audience

  • Elegantly challenge someone else’s point of view in meetings

  • Deal with the pressures on your time with greater ease

  • Ask for help when you are unsure or feel out of your depth

  • Suggest creative and innovative ways of doing something that has become routine or lacking in impact

  • Find the extraordinary strength needed to handle difficult or distressing situations at work and especially at home

  • Engage comfortably in all business and social situations

  • Feel motivated and fully engaged in the pursuit of your goals

  • Deal more calmly with the pressures on your life, work, relationships, health and wealth

  • Pass on uncomfortable news

  • Work comfortably alongside very clever people who used to make you feel inadequate

  • Express your personal thoughts and ideas in a group situation

  • Challenging the consensus in a group situation

  • Coping positively with the influence of global anxiety about the future of humanity in the face of increasing threats to wellbeing and life

  • Reaching out to get to know someone new

  • Connecting with more people and feeling less isolated at work

  • Building relationships with people in more senior positions

  • Giving sensitive feedback to people more senior than you

  • Experimenting daily with the idea that confidence comes after taking risk, not in preparation for it

  • Feeling increasingly confident in who you really are, and allowing people to see the real you

  • Becoming more trusting in your intuition

  • Being open to, and even excited by, new ideas and continuous change

  • Expanding your comfort zones each and every time you bump up against a moment of doubt, anxiety or fear

  • Presenting, convincingly, your case for promotion or a pay rise

  • Finding the courage to ask big questions like, “Am I who and where I want to be?”

  • Standing up and moving on after a catastrophe

  • Discovering and believing that you are enough

  • Becoming an ever greater and more resourceful rock for your family and friends in the tough times

 

and as your leadership and personal responsibilities grow:

  • Calling out behaviour that is profitable but against company values

  • Challenging poor behaviour, even when the stakes are high, and then supporting change

  • Having hard conversations with those who need to change or be changed

  • Making ever-stronger connections with other senior executives

  • Reaching out, with ease, to people of considerable influence to seek their counsel or mentoring

  • Reaching out, with ease, to people of considerable influence to influence them!

  • Being interviewed in the media

  • Giving difficult feedback for poor performance

  • Taking a proactive idea to a client board member who you don’t know

  • Using a completely new, creative or provocative way to present a proposal to an important client

  • Negotiating harder and more persuasively to test all boundaries

  • Speaking up and campaigning more for the issues that you feel really matter

  • Reaching for ever-higher levels of leadership influence and impact

  • Organising your work in the service of your life, not the other way round

  • Making a significant or risky career move

  • Thinking more about your own personal purpose and legacy beyond the daily demands of family and work.

  • Taking decisive action when you feel you’re in the wrong role or career

  • Leaving an extraordinary legacy

  • Finding the courage to keep asking big questions like, “Am I who and where I want to be?”

  • Starting to play so big you scare yourself - and discover what it feels like to be fully alive

 

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