Courage Misplaced

I am an idealist. You have to be if the bulk of your business centers on developing leaders. Leadership development involves helping people close the gap between the leader that they are, and the leader that they want to be. “Leadership” is an

Courage Dispatch From Tokyo

Greetings from Japan. After an unexpected stay in a UK immigration detention center, the Courage Tour is back on. UK and Zurich will no longer start the tour, and will instead pick up the caboose. Instead, Japan is the launch point. Perhaps

A Healthy Fear

Working for a courage building company, we spend a lot of time discussing how to get more courage, how to cultivate it in one’s self and others, as well as the negative aspects of instilling fear. As fear is

Leading With Courage

Inside and outside of work, these are fearful times. Over the last few years, the world has suffered through an unusual amount of anxiety-provoking situations, including the economic meltdown, numerous wars, the toppling of governments, and multiple

What are You Looking At?

“Get this straight; I don’t want you to even think about going near that rock.” These words, a final bit of coaching advice, were said to me just as I got ready to paddle over Nanny Falls, the culminating rapid on the Nantahala River. It takes