Fear is one of the greatest barriers to action. Fear keeps people from taking risks, it keeps them from learning and it keeps them from taking action.
The superego generates criticisms, prohibitions and inhibitions, which represent violated social standards. This little guy insinuates that you’re not as good as the others, that you really can’t and shouldn’t do what you intend to do.
Creativity is an essential but underdeveloped competency in today’s workplace. Yet, we often hear people say, “I’m not creative.” With a workforce swallowed by self-doubt, how can organizations expect employees to develop a creative competency?