We are battling the fires from an eruption of the shadow, resulting from repeated and ignored suppression. The flames will be quelled. When they are, we must not breathe a sigh of relief - it will be the beginning of the real work.
Acknowledging the shadow has the potential to reinvigorate a person, group, or culture when the leadership has the courage to embrace it.
Watch Katherine Tyler Scott's presentation on Leading Highly Anxious Systems from the 2019 Systemic Leadership Summit.