The limbic brain or the lizard brain in human beings is the single biggest resistance towards change.
Its inherent tendency is to anticipate fear and stay away from things that bring in a change to the status quo.
A linchpin conquers the resistance of the limbic brain and is open to take calculated risks.
“It is impossible to be a linchpin if you agree to feed your anxiety.”
Adopted from Seth Godin’s book Linchpin.