S2:E10 | How Tim Spiker Thinks About Overcoming Insecurity and Embracing Courage in Leadership

In this episode of "How Leaders Think," host Kenny Lange welcomes guest Tim Spiker to discuss overcoming insecurity and embracing courage in leadership. The conversation delves into the lack of awareness among leaders regarding security and humility, and the negative impact of insecurity on oneself and others. Tim shares personal anecdotes and insights, highlighting the importance of self-talk, reframing negative narratives, and developing humility. They also explore the role of traveling buddies in leadership development and the significance of transparency and courage in fostering successful leaders. Listeners are encouraged to reflect on their own leadership journey and embrace a mindset of growth and courage.

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Tim’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timspiker/
Tim’s Website: https://beworthfollowing.com
 Tim’s Book, “The Only Leaders Worth Following”: https://www.amazon.com/Only-Leaders-Worth-Following-Succeed/dp/1950867048/

[00:00:24] Transform, renew, think with insightful leadership podcast.
[00:03:22] Three key aspects of leadership: courage, humility, security.
[00:07:10] Lack of security and humility in leaders.
[00:12:28] Childhood trauma can impact adult behavior significantly.
[00:16:19] Courage more conscious than insecurity or humility.
[00:19:04] Transparency and vulnerability are essential for leadership.
[00:24:20] Leaders need to relate to their followers.
[00:27:24] Courage: Small steps count, gain momentum. Insecurity: Negative self-talk breeds insecurity. Humility: True humility is thinking of others.
[00:34:36] Importance of accountability and learning from others.
[00:37:44] Start writing potential candidates, offer and receive.

Creators and Guests

Kenny Lange
Kenny Lange
Jesus follower, husband, bio-dad to 3, adopted-dad to 2, foster-dad to 18+. @SystemandSoul Certified Coach. Dir. Ops @NCCTylerTX. Go @ChelseaFC
Tim Spiker
Tim Spiker
Leadership Advisor, Author of “The Only Leaders Worth* Following”, and host of the “Be Worth* Following” podcast
S2:E10 | How Tim Spiker Thinks About Overcoming Insecurity and Embracing Courage in Leadership
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