Partners, what are your biggest insecurities and paranoia on a day-to-day basis?

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Day to day: not too much, but I guess insecurity around there being some major screw up that I have to swoop in and fix that causes client consternation.

But occasionally I end up in a situation where I don’t feel confident in what I’m doing or talking about. And then I worry I’ll be “exposed” as a “phony” or something along those lines


As P1s mentioned above, not too much professionally other than occasional stress over not being able to vow a client.

Personally, same as most people - raising my kid as a good compassionate human, taking care of my parents who are starting to have health problems and are not near me, finding time to take care of myself, keeping friendships, saving up for retirement, figuring out how I can contribute to my community.


Same as P1 and P2, plus making sure that my husband feels he is the most important to me in spite of me giving so much to my work. With many work priorities and travel I wonder occasionally if one day he may say he’s had enough of this :)


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Similar to P1, I'd say the only thing that worries me is a client expecting me to completely blow them away with an idea they haven't considered. As we all know, typically someone in leadership has brought up pretty much any and all ideas, but they just can't execute for the typical reasons.


My biggest worry is my 911 doesn't have a spare tire, so if I get a flat, I'm waiting for a flat bed.....

A more serious answer would be the same as any other human being. We all came from the same place and we're all going to the same place.


A compliance issue that you were unaware of committing. In most places poor performance can be overlooked to some degree but a compliance mishap will get you separated from the firm


Probably having to spend too much time with family lol.

Just kidding. Would be interested as well.

P3 does your husband work?

P2 that is my highest worry about trying to make partner. What if I made a small error somehow somewhere, and it’s only discovered once I’m set to be promoted. Ughhhh

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