A few years ago, I was in a big meeting with a ton of senior execs, and I was trying to point out a weakness in our product. I could feel the group getting more impatient as I stumbled over my words and tried three times to explain myself. Finally, my boss’s boss interrupted with “I can’t understand what you’re trying to say” – and we moved on. This happened years ago, but it felt like such a moment of failure I can still remember how embarrassed I felt.
I love the way you made the point precisely
Love it! Asking the question what is going well? or why will it work out? when it feels like failure and or it will not work out can shift your state away from a fear-based emotion and you can problem solve from happy