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Fear is a huge problem in business today, with many employees afraid to do anything that might put their jobs at risk. So what can a smart leader do to get employees to let go of their fears and give everything they've got to the organisation? The best approach is to reward your people for thinking outside the box, taking chances and pushing the organisation's limits.


Fear is a motivator. It drives me as a companion to my passion. While getting excited about new opportunities and challenges, fear motivates me to be diligent and plan. Fear of a competitor can motivate me to think more creatively or work harder. While massive fear can be debilitating, ultimately I need a healthy dose of fear in my life to make me appreciate the challenges I overcome.


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