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Culture Of Courage: Creating A Culture That Breeds Bravery

Culture Of Courage: Creating A Culture That Breeds Bravery | House Slippers to High Heels | Scoop.it

 

People are innately wired to avoid risk. During times of times of change and uncertainty, our risk aversion is amplified. Yet the number one way to gaining competitive edge is by creating a culture where people feel safe and emboldened to innovate and challenge the status quo thinking. The first key to creating a 'culture of courage' is leading from possibility, not probability.

 

Winston Churchill once said that courage is the first of all virtues because it is the only one that guarantees all others. Courage is also what it takes to set a bold course for yourself and your organization, engage in a courageous conversation, forge new ground, and to be decisive in uncertainty.

 


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Teresa Lucke's insight:

Courage and passion trump fear, go ahead,  step out of your comfort zone!

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Don Cloud's curator insight, September 2, 2014 3:27 PM

Courage is the guardian of integrity, the foundation of culture, and the fuel to energize innovation and change. 

 

But it is not enough for a leader to have courage -- rather, it is the leader's responsibility to recruit, breed, and develop courage across the organization.  Here are 5 "must do" tasks that every leader needs to embrace, encourage from their people, and embed into the "DNA" of their institution.

Marianne Naughton's curator insight, September 3, 2014 2:54 PM

Building Courage In Our Culture ...

Bénédicte Berche's curator insight, September 14, 2014 12:26 PM

L'audace est une habitude à prendre... Voilà 5 clés pour un leadership audacieux !

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MOST POWERFUL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

CONVERSATION: MOST POWERFUL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS A talk with the best and brightest female founders and builders of the talent pipeline Victoria Ransom, CEO a...
Teresa Lucke's insight:

All of these women stepped out of their comfort zone into the shoes they really wanted to wear!  :)

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