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The Courage to Be Courageous

I once coached a professional named Bob who was considering three separate job offers. All were well known companies, but one was of particular renown. Its name carried a certain pedigree that eclipsed the others. Bob had settled his mind on one of

Fear of the Known

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Last week we talked about how fear of the unknown can hold you back. In my opinion, fear of the unknown is overrated. The real fear, and the hardest to overcome, is fear of the known. Few things inhibit our ability to take a risk as much as an early

You Don’t Need Evidence For Courage

Photo Source Over the years I’ve worked with a lot of leaders who prefer that all consequential decisions be “evidence-based.” Such leaders place a premium on data and measurability. But there is a point at which measurability gets in the way

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