As an aspiring leader, I learned to tame parts of myself. I wonder if you can relate?

Were you ever told, “You’re intense, selfish, bossy, loud, aggressive, not good enough, not ready, unprofessional, silly …”?

Were you ever blamed for upsetting others, shamed for your behavior, or silenced when expressing your views?

This is what I learned about taming myself so far. I began noticing when others were labeling me with names such as irresponsible, arrogant, selfish because I triggered them. My reaction was to apologise, to feel sad, to try to make them approve of my behaviour again, to…

Veronika Janeckova

Founder of BizTreat.

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