Ep 84: Why Cheerleading Doesn’t Work

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Many people (leaders included) often associate cheerleading with injecting positivity. At first glance, it would seem like any leadership can benefit from cheerleading. However, while a little cheerleading won’t hurt, too much cheerleading can be counterproductive. Why? It won’t allow people to experience anything labelled as negative. Repressing negative emotions will create resentment and contempt and will get in the way of any growth and breakthroughs. So what’s the best way for leaders to approach cheerleading? And how can the right mentors help? We’ll explore the topic further in today’s episode so don’t forget to tune in!