More than any characteristic, courage is the most important for leaders and change makers to practice. Courage to take the next step.
From the Blog on courage
You need both courage and patience to create beautiful gardens, but also to impactful organisations.
Courage is not a scarce resource. It is available to us all. And the more we practice it, the stronger it grows. And it is contagious.
The line between hiding and courage is thin. And often it’s only you who know. Do the work (whatever ‘the work’ is for you).
The grief curve and three tips as we are trying figure out new technologies, new routines, new processes, in short, new ways of working.
The start of courage happens inside ourselves. Our brains are wired to protect us, to stay part of the ‘tribe’ as isolation or standing out gets us noticed.
Very few of us have a truly original idea; it is not about making exact copies of the other; but how we mash together ideas and apply them in our context.
"That is not how we do things around here" "I'm not sure what my role is anymore" "My job seems to change every three months" Bringing ideas to life and changing the way organisations function can be messy, it's not a smooth, straight path to happiness. When thinking...
It's no contest really, ethics always loses. At least in the short term; sometimes it makes a triumphant return in the long term but that is never certain. The fear of the potential loss of income will often result in us making a choice that doesn't fit with our...