Episode 050 – The dark side of false humility: Why playing small often just means you’re running scared

Have you ever found yourself backpedaling from an opportunity to step on a “bigger stage?” You passed on the moment because you didn’t want to “seem arrogant.” Maybe you were worried how you might come across? You certainly didn’t want to be “that guy” or “that gal.”

What if the truth is you were just scared? What if trying to come off as humble is just a twisted form of pride? After all, pride is simply a fixation upon ourselves. We can focus on ourselves for how great we are. But we can also focus on ourselves for how unworthy we are. In either situation the focus is us.

In this episode Tim Walk and Kary Oberbrunner unpack the Dark Side of False Humility. Tim also shares some powerful, relevant truths from his new book—ENLIST

About The Author

Kary Oberbrunner

I am an author, coach and speaker who helps individuals and organizations clarify who they are, why they're here, and where they're going so they can become a Soul on Fire, experience Unhackability, and share their message with the world.

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