By Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert One cannot discover new oceans until he [she] has courage to lose sight of the shore. –Unknown Most people have differing opinions about who has courage and how they got it. Is it learned or innate? Do you maneuver in and out depending on the circumstance at stake or can you
Do you confess your shortcomings and missteps? For example, if you lack knowledge about a topic, do you respond in a deceptive manner that keeps your protects your ego? The honest response would be to confess your vulnerability by admitting that you do not know the answer. A timely confessing made with positive intent is good for the spirit.
Courageous leaders recognize defining moments and apply courage at work. This conscious action is vital to their success. By developing the following behaviors in yourself, you’ll be better able to call upon your courage when needed. 1. Constantly affirm your strength and determination Realize that no one expects you to be perfect. They do, however, expect you to do
Advocates of the Past I have written about many courageous leaders throughout history in STUCK and FACE!IT who displayED a high, integral level of courage consciousness such as Frida Kahlo who married Diego Rivera in 1929. Obsessed with fame, Diego would become her advocate and art teacher (but also her abuser). Alec (Alexander) Fleming thought maybe it was time to