Courage comes from the heart.
Does the path you are travel have a heart? Courage is the quality that distinguishes great leaders from excellent managers. On this episode, Janet discusses why courage is vital to a leader’s success, what can happen when a leader lacks courage and what we can do when we find ourselves on the wrong path.
This episode addresses questions, such as:
- How does courage influence our ability to lead?
- What does it mean to be a courageous leader?
- Why is courage in leadership important?
Courage is the quality that distinguishes great leaders from excellent managers. Over the past decade, I have worked with and studied more than 200 CEOs of major companies through board service, consulting, and research as a member of Harvard Business School's faculty.
Courage is a powerful word. You can see why when you look back to its Latin origin, Cor, meaning heart and then consider today's dictionary definition: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear or difficulty. Historically and not so long ago the word courage and courageous was often reserved for describing [...]