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Purpose Is Your Gift (More Tips From Kevin Cashman)

How can you quiet the voice of self-doubt in your head?

According to thought leader and bestselling author Kevin Cashman, the first step is learning to see the big picture of who you are and asking, “What do I really have? What don’t I have?”

Today I published Part 2 of my Lead Positive Profile with Kevin on my Psychology Today blog.

Kevin is the best-selling author of Pause Principle and Leadership from the Inside Out, global CEO, coach, and pioneer of the “grow the whole person to grow the whole leader” approach to integrated leadership development.

Below are some of the most inspiring quotes from part 2 of Kevin’s interview. For the full read, please go here. You can also click here to read part one.

On his growth as a business leader and partner

“[I learned] you can be really engaged and tough and have different points of view and be deeply connected.”

On the journey to authenticity

“Trust your story, trust your capabilities, do your best. Don’t look for the validation to be the gift. Authenticity is the gift. Purpose is the gift.”

On the limiting power of self-doubt

“That self-belief about “not good enough” is just not sustainable. You cannot sustain value creation with it.”


To read the full interview with Kevin Cashman please visit my blog on Psychology Today. You can also follow Kevin on Twitter @kevin_cashman.

Dr. Kathy Cramer

Kathryn D. Cramer, PH.D.
Founder and Managing Partner, The Cramer Institute