Easy! I recommend you put down the light saber, and keep your blaster pointed down range.
I think the energy you project goes a long way towards diffusing this problem. It’s important to seek win win outcomes, deflect credit, and take bullets. Aside from being great leadership, it’s harder for people to be threatened by you when you are projecting humility routinely.
While I’m guessing part of the challenge is that you’re wicked smart, it may be exacerbated by the fact that you are really fast – do you routinely get through the analysis process faster than everyone else? If so, I have good news: crisis managers not withstanding, speed is generally inconsequential in government – it’s like Usain Bolt running an (ultra?)marathon. If this is the case, slow down! Routinely ask others questions – asking people with confidence issues or insecurity for their advice signals that you don’t have all the answers and makes them feel valued.
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