8
Mar

Exercise Courage and Overcome Any Obstacle

When you face diminishing opportunities, obstacles seem larger than life. But when you tap into your personal courage, you can overcome uncertainty, intimidation, denial, apathy, and doubt. In history, we find people who overcame obstacles that make our hardships pale by comparison. Can you learn how to overcome obstacles? I attest: You have the courage within you to over/come any

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22
Feb

How to Apply Courage in Career-Defining Moments

Every obstacle you face at work represents a potential career-defining moment. Your character may be tested. You can choose to step up to the next rung on the ladder or, lacking sufficient courage, slip back down. By simply recognizing these workplace obstacles as defining moments (things like failing to get an overdue promotion, or enduring verbal intimidation) you begin to

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9
Feb

3 Scripts that Keep Women Stuck at Work

Curious about women and courage, everyday courage or how to apply courageous leadership—this is the article for you. No sensational stories, heroism or drama, just the understanding of how to apply courage at work or in your personal life. There is a direct correlation between your success quotient and your courage quotient. What would you do right now if you

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15
Jan

With Courage, Your Passion Cannot Be Doused

This is a perspective by Sandra Ford Walston. Perspective is defined as one’s mental view of facts, ideas, etc., and their interrelationships: to have a perspective of a situation; the ability to see all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship; a mental view or prospect. Uncertainty is an inevitable condition throughout life. While we would like to get up

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8
Jan

Courage or Survival?

“Antwone Fisher” (starring Derek Luke) is a compelling movie starring Denzel Washington (his directorial debut and role as a naval therapist). It is a heartfelt true story about a young man’s disheartening childhood until in his early twenties he joins the Navy. While extra tissues are required during the movie, what fascinated me was this: when I walked out of

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3
Jan

Speaking Divinely in 2019

When I allow my thoughts to be inspired before I speak, I give myself the opportunity to use words that uplift, encourage, and heal. I take a moment to become still within and think on divinely inspired thoughts before I speak and act. In so doing, I will not cause to regret my words and actions.” –Thich That Hanh, Peace

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2
Jan

Happy New Year 2019!

“We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.” — Dakota proverb Are your tracks stamped in courage?

12
Dec

Courage and Discernment

Discernment means a time to reflect or stop in order to distinguish between differences or perceptions. There are numerous discernment definitions on the Web. Discernment in Wikipedia means “to describe the process of discerning God’s will for one’s life.” As a practicing contemplative, for me it means being able to respond to my highest “courageous will” (as Spirit intended). Coming

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28
Nov

“Courage and Life”

“Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.” — Alice Mackenzie Swaim LIFE! The most useless thing to do…. ……..Worry   The greatest Joy…………… …Giving The greatest loss…………….Loss of self-respect   The most satisfying work……….Helping others The ugliest personality trait…………Selfishness The most endangered species………Dedicated leaders Our

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7
Nov

12 Cousins to Courage

Everyone can learn to practice courage regardless of career or position. It does not matter if you are a sales associate, graphic designer, project manager, photographer, accountant, administrative assistant, CEO, entrepreneur, journalist, construction worker, electrician, mechanic or stockbroker, you can learn to manifest courage in your work. Courage comes from the French word corage, meaning “heart and spirit,” which tells

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