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uncertainIN THE 1960s, Paul Simon wrote a song entitled Fakin’ It. Here’s the second verse:

 

I’m such a dubious soul,
And a walk in the garden
Wears me down.
Tangled in the fallen vines,
Pickin’ up the punch lines,
I’ve just been fakin’ it,
Not really makin’ it.

This really speaks to the imposter syndrome which strikes a great many business leaders.

The truth is that we all feel weak and unsettled inside.  We all feel like we’re fakin’ it.

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LILLY SORENSEN owns the local franchise of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?  You may have seen their trucks driving around, but don’t know the great company which they represent.

I sure didn’t.

Lilly started her journey back in Ann Arbor, when she was looking for a job and joined up as a driver for the company.  Despite their pleas to keep her on, she ended up moving out here to Colorado to start a new life.

But the universe can be a surprising place.

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Brené BrownBRENÉ BROWN IS AN AMAZING storyteller, researcher, and expert in social sciences.

I hope you’ve had a chance to see some of Brené’s amazing TED Talks in the area of vulnerability.  They’re insightful and powerful.

I’ve been making the connection between this topic and the clients I’m working with.  Because starting and leading a mission-driven business takes courage.

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