Oct 2, 2017
Have you ever wanted to try something but fear held you
back? Laine Mann, Director of Global Congresses at Pfizer,
had the chance to step way outside her world and in 3 short weeks
made the decision to move across the globe to Australia. She
describes her journey and strategies she uses to take a leap.
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8 Brave Tips To Help You Try, Fail and
Try and Again
- Take a Risk and Don’t Look Back. When Laine
had to decide and relocate in only 3 weeks she embraced the
challenge and didn’t regret her decision. What are you on the
fence about right now that in 10 minutes, 10 weeks or 10 years you
will look back and wish “if only”?
- “Fail Fast and Fail Often”. The biggest hurdle
is the fear of failure that keeps most of us from making that leap
of faith. As soon as you embrace failure, opportunities will
present themselves in ways you hadn’t imagined.
“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is
the courage to continue that counts.” Winston
Churchill. Laine likes this quote because in every failure
- Your Decisions Make Big Impressions. Laine
shares the personal story of how she inspired her niece to see that
nothing should hold her back.
- Change Will Happen-Focus on The Positive.
Avoid only looking at things that are out of your control.
Ask yourself “what if I continue to do amazing work” and keep that
at the center when things are in flux.
- How You React to Situations Defines Who You
Are. Staying positive during difficult challenges makes a
- Surround Yourself With Encouraging Leaders. A
good leader knows how to motivate people, and they understand
leadership includes “all of us”. They share in successes and
failures to help people feel free to innovate.
- Share Your Passion. Express why making a
difference is so important for others and express it to your
colleagues, friends, family and network.
- Try Laine’s power phrase: “You never know
unless you try”.
Creative Confidence-it reminds us that as kids we weren’t
afraid to express our ideas. As we become adults, people
start having a fear about ideas. The book helps guide
everyone to go back to the basics.
Last words of advice: “Face your fears
and unleash your creativity.”- Laine Mann
If you enjoyed this interview and want to get more ideas about
how to build confidence, inspire others and share your passion,
Credits: A special thanks to Christy Haussler
and Team Podcast!