i heard it said once that everyone (you and me included) are all desperately insecure.
no matter how put together we appear on the outside, we all have insecurities that can trigger defensiveness from time to time. as leaders, these insecurities have colossal implications when left unaddressed. they will hold us, those we lead, and the entire organization back further than we may realize.
i recently heard the following quotes and liked them so much that they are posted on my office door. they are helpful to confess from time to time to keep us on point towards what is true.
if you want to grab this for yourself, you can do so here: 3 Leadership Confessions