Dr. Merry Lin on Leadership Insecurities, Leading through Grief, and Stewarding Your Influence

TCMP 008: Dr. Merry Lin

TCMP 008: Dr. Merry Lin

Episode 008: Let’s be honest, probably every leader needs a psychologist as a friend. In this episode, you get to sit in on Ellen’s conversation with Dr. Merry Lin. Dr. Merry is a clinical psychologist with over 25-years of clinical experience and she is the author of The Fully Lived Life. If you ever wanted to talk to a psychologist about leadership, this episode is for you. Ellen and Dr. Merry Lin talk about their personal stories of walking through grief while leading, on becoming the person you actually like as a leader, we talk about success and insecurity and the tendency to build a wall around our hearts. It’s an important conversation every leader needs to have.

About Dr. Merry Lin: Dr. Merry is a registered clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience in counselling individuals, couples and families on a variety of personal issues. She specializes in helping people overcome depression, anxiety and fear, abuse and trauma, stress, grief, marital and relationship struggles, parenting and family issues, and other life stressors. Her passion is to help people of all ages discover their full potential and to realize their purpose and joy in life. She is also passionate about helping clients develop healthy relationships with their spouse, children, family, friends and co-workers.

Listen to Dr. Merry’s podcast The Fully Lived Life.

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[bctt tweet=”“I think that when you are called to positions of influence, it’s hard to separate the shadow part of yourself that loves the applause; that loves the praise; that struggles to separate out ‘What’s me and what’s God.’” – Dr. Merry Lin”] [bctt tweet=”“When I’m hiding away or making myself less because I’m afraid of threatening others, then I’m not stewarding my influence well.” – Dr. Merry Lin”] [bctt tweet=”“Self leadership is so key. Interact with it, but trust the Lord with your shadow side…Don’t wait until you’re all fixed before you step into that position. Just go ahead and trust that He’s working on you.” – Dr. Merry Lin”]