The Fear Series Part 2: Social Impact

Dr. Ryan Powell


EPISODE 002: Social Impact

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

How Debilitating Fear Can Make Your Dreams Inaccessible (1:34)

About the Impostor Syndrome: “I feel like a fraud” (2:46)

When you are consistently presented with praise you still have feelings of inadequacy you may be experiencing:

  • Chronic Self Doubt: “But, Who Am I?” (3:25)

When you repeatedly question yourself or your ideas and skills, you are conditioning yourself NOT to do well. You have what it takes!

  • Social Comparison: “Mines Will Never Look Like That…” (4:40)
  • Lack of Conviction = “Who’s Going to Take Me Seriously?” (6:28)

How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome: Examine the Evidence (10:34)

About Fear of Judgement: “What Are People Going to Say?” (11:42)

  • Are you granting others permission to have power over your story? (12:15)
  • The “Devil We Know” (12:58)

About Fear of Failure (Fear Is Not Such a Bad Thing!) (18:12)

  • Failure is the opportunity to learn, grow, and strengthen our resolve. (18:23)

Example: Touching the Hot Stove. (18:37)

  • Read John C Maxwell’s Failing Forward: “Failing is NOT Final” (unless we say it is!) (19:19)
  • Fear is often a mask for fear of taking accountability if things don’t go as planned (19:45)
  • Famous Failures: (23:18)

Top 5 Podcast Takeaways

  1. “Everyone you think is phenomenal started out the same way you did.” (7:07)
  2. “Good is the enemy of great because good breeds complacency; ‘good’ breeds paralysis.” (8:20)
  3. “The reason why you are here [reading this] is because I WILLED IT TO BE SO! Period.”
  4. “No one can make me feel inferior without my permission.”- Eleanor Roosevelt (13:30)
  5. “When you fail you have to own it…You are the only one responsible for the outcome of your life.” (21:14)

BONUS: It’s your time when you say it’s your time!” (24:06)