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Be a Courageous Leader:
Overcome Your Fears

Fears can take many forms: discomfort, incapacity, negative feelings, failure and self-criticism. And to some degree, they’re normal. But left unaddressed, fears make a leader ineffective and paralyzed. Courageous leaders overcome their fears; they learn from them, and put them in the past.
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Courageous Leaders:
Grace Under Fire

I love to see leaders who are skilled at receiving feedback, especially negative critiques. They are confident when challenged, maintaining grace under fire. It’s one of the aspects of courageous leaders that makes them so admirable.
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Courageous Leaders:
Building a Solid Foundation

Are you a courageous leader? One of the common aspects I’ve noticed about courageous leaders is that they all have a support network of solid relationships, which helps reduce fears and foster unity. Trusted and respected friends can offer critiques without causing offense. We know our friends won’t discard us, which diminishes any fears of […]
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Courageous Leaders: Gaining Confidence in Times of Uncertainty

It’s been said that courage has no benchmark unless one grasps the reality of fear. Fears are real, often strong and quite disruptive, but your response to them defines your leadership hardiness; it’s what defines courageous leaders.
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Doubts, Insecurities and Fears, Oh My!

Leadership is a tough job that requires courage. Doubts, insecurities and fears make organizational challenges more difficult and, in extreme cases, insurmountable. I have seen some seemingly confident leaders wrestle with anxiety and successfully overcome their fears. But there are many who don’t, taking down their company with:
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