Getting Found Out
Nothing manifests insecurity like authority. Insecure people tend to have a negative view of authority because they believe the role of authority is to catch them in the wrong or where they fall short. This insecurity stems from the very real fear that what I am doing isn’t good enough and the person in authority has both the vantage point to notice and the right to out me. It makes the leader a threat to both my choices and my reputation. Notice that very little of that story we tell ourselves is about who the leader is. It is about the threat that the position of the leader poses to our own insecurity.