23
Sep

Shattered Spirit

1
Sep

Personal Leadership Skills to Catapult Your Career

“Without a clear Declaration of Courageous Intention (DCI), leadership blindly succumbs to status quo.” “Doing” generally involves a list of things to accomplish: earn another certification, land a new account, secure another promotion while working from home. In fact, our fast-challenging culture encourages us to identify ourselves by what we do. Unfortunately, doing can become a career trap with the

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17
Aug

Courage Is Every Woman’s Birthright

“The courage that is every woman’s birthright has been forgotten in a world where women’s virtues are devalued. Yet, with women changing roles and stereotypes, a new feminine energy is merging. Historians call these turning points in history ‘open moments.’ Acknowledging ourselves as courageous marks the spot. How much do you have to lose if you do not take steps

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30
Jul

How to Up Your Success Quotient in Finding Future Leaders

Succession planning, or passing the baton of leadership, is a big priority for many organizations. Yet, so many HR executives spend their time just putting out fires trying to quickly hire talent for a given job or bringing the candidate back nine times fearful they may not make the perfect hire. Often, they’re interviewing future leaders by asking traditional interview

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21
Jul

Lost Voice

Our relationships are defined by the conversations we have (or do not have) with the people in our lives. How often do you swallow your voice? Courage comes from the medieval Old French word corage, meaning “heart and spirit.” When you speak from your heart and spirit you are being true to yourself. Simply using the word “courage” to describe

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12
Jun

Hell in the Hallway–Are You Forcing the Right Choices?

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. — Rumi “When one door closes, another door opens.” How many of us have heard that statement when facing a particularly difficult obstacle? If you are in the midst of dealing with a difficult member of your team, confronting a

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12
May

Courage and Caring: Steps in Nursing Excellence

And while it takes courage to achieve greatness, it takes more courage to find fulfillment in being ordinary. For the joys that last have little relationship to achievement, to standing one step higher on the victory platform. What is the adventure in being ordinary? It is daring to love just for the pleasure of giving it away. It is venturing

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7
May

The Original Definition of Courage

Thoughts on the original definition of courage: Etymology of Courage Courage originates from the Old French corage, meaning “heart and spirit.” I apply this original definition to my life. Do you? Becoming aware of the behaviors and rewards of courage, I feel more empowered to be discerning and better able to respond to my inherent energy of courage. The word

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18
Apr

In My Eleventh-Hour: “I Wish I’d Had More Courage”

By Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert No one has looked back sadly on a life full of experiences, but many look back wishing they had had the courage to do more. — Anonymous Working as a hospice volunteer for more than eight years, I have witnessed a variety of outcomes during a patient’s final moments, commonly referred to as

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2
Apr

Root of Courage

Root of Courage One of the four cardinal virtues of the Classical world, courage has diminished in importance in these postmodern times as most people equate this important virtue with acts of bravado in the face of fear. By limiting courage in this way, we fail to perceive the courageous aspects of exploring new ideas for a project, breaking from

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