CNLP 528: Les McKeown on the Difference Between Feeling Like You’re Failing and Real Failure, Imposter Syndrome, and the Problem with People-Pleasing Leaders

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Predictable Success founder, Les McKeown, discusses the difference between feeling like you’re a failure and real failure, the two keys to leaders who make it over the long haul, imposter syndrome and the problem with people-pleasing leaders—particularly in a church or nonprofit setting.

Welcome to Episode 528 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes below or search for the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts and listen for free.

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Carey Nieuwhof

Carey Nieuwhof is a best-selling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, former attorney, and church planter. He hosts one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts, and his online content is accessed by leaders over 1.5 million times a month. He speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change, and personal growth.