Doubt Yourself

January 25, 2019 FranklinCovey Content Team


This is a rather bold statement, but it's ok to doubt yourself and can even be helpful, especially if you have grandiose ideals.

Ask other people for their thoughts on your ideas, get some critics, then revisit your idea with a clearer perspective. When you admit you don’t know everything, you build your credibility and strengthen relationships with your direct reports.


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