Be vulnerable, be uncomfortable, lead with sympathy

Brene Brown, the noted researcher in the field of vulnerability, says that being imperfect is about being vulnerable, and that the most dangerous myth about vulnerability is that it equals weakness. She says, to the contrary, “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weaknesses.” (From Being a Good Boss in Hard Times)

Enter our vulnerabilities and walk with our discomforts - especially in the reaching out to people with whom we might disagree.