HRVoice.org Top Headlines Courage Leadership: Step Up to Your Next Level by Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert Opportunities for courage leadership at work occur nearly every day. From speaking up during a company meeting toovercoming an obstacle that hinders professional advancement, these instances are often the defining moments of a person’s career. Unfortunately, most people do not claim courage
Author: Mark S. Kennedy MA, Human Resources Consultant, Poudre Valley Health Systems The theme of CHAHRM’s Annual Conference held in Breckenridge, Colorado on June 6-8, 2012 was “Being Courageous in HR”. The keynote speaker for the Conference, Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert, is an internationally recognized speaker on courageous leadership. Sandra opened the conference with an engaging presentation entitled, “Courageous
THERE IS A STRONG correlation between courageous leadership and success. YHere’s how you can cultivate the six components at work. 1. Clarity: Look for clues about your inner calling. Think about a time and an issue that excited and animated you. You’ve likely experienced this positive energy at some point. Perhaps you have all but forgotten this experience; but if
Courage Expert Sandra Ford Walston shared her insights and expertise at Agrium Place, Canada, May 2012. Here are some highlights: “Courage will never become an app.” That’s one of many pithy nuggets of wisdom that more than 100 Agrium employees in Calgary, Alberta were treated to earlier this month, courtesy of The Courage Expert, Sandra Ford Walston. Most people say,
1. Use the word, and use it again! “Everyday courage” is not an oxymoron. Show how your courage is revealed when speaking up, revealing convictions and taking a risk, and so on. 2. Invite the etymology of the word, which means “heart and spirit.” Then ask: “Will you give yourself permission to claim your courage (and become a model)?” 3.