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30 | Get past the fear of not being ‘smart enough’ and tap into your innate capabilities with Geeta Chaudhry

When things get tough at work, we have a tendency to blame ourselves.  We may wonder whether we lack the talent to do things properly, or whether the struggle we’re running into is a result of our own lack of talent or intellect.


And unfortunately, when we go down this line of thinking, it can make these tough situations even tougher.  When we begin stressing about our own capabilities and tying our self-worth to the work that we’re doing, we make it difficult for our body to relax and rise to the occasion of the challenge that lies in front of us. 


Luckily, there are ways to get unstuck from this pattern, and today’s guest Geeta Chaudry tells us how.  Geeta coaches and guide some of the smartest engineers out there and helps them tackle very difficult algorithms and problems.  And in this episode she shares some of the techniques that she uses that can help us when we find ourselves feeling stuck or paralyzed by a difficult professional situation.  In this episode you will learn:


  • Why we cause ourself to get stuck
  • Why tying our self-worth to our work can be dangerous
  • How to get unstuck when we’re hitting a wall
  • How to handle ambiguity
  • How to leverage the power of intention setting at work
  • How to become a powerful problem solver
  • And so much more!


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