All three of these articles give examples of transparency leading to transformation. It can feel counterintuitive to feature a business flaw or to share an embarrassing story, but I encourage you to try something you wouldn’t normally do. Your results may just be as unexpected as the process.
I’m working on a new magic trick where I tell the audience the method. By opening up to my audience in a way I haven’t done before, I’m finding they are more engaged than ever. They’re invested in the process and my success becomes theirs. I wasn’t expecting it, but transparency has led to a greater emotional impact.
Don’t expect the unexpected. Make it happen.