Michele PW (Pariza Wacek) has reframed the Stockdale Paradox in a way that can help all of us. Her fundamental premise is that “fear is false evidence appearing real.” It’s crippling. The only way to conquer it is confidence – confidence in the real truth, confidence in our own feelings about that truth, and confidence that we can change things. Whether you call this a love-based mindset, faith-based mindset, purpose-based leadership or confidence, it’s a different and more powerful approach than leveraging fear.
Let’s unpack that.