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5 Keys to Building TRUST

In my work as a courage-builder, I describe three distinct types of courage: TRY Courage, TRUST Courage, and TELL Courage. TRY Courage is taking action to do something you’ve never done before. TELL Courage is being a truth-teller, especially when

Four Skills for Open-Door Leaders

My bet is that the leaders you most admire are the ones who left you better off than they found you by creating opportunities that helped you grow. How? By being open to you, valuing your input and perspective. By being open with you, telling you

Courageously Fearful

I’m an ex-high diver. Every day for seven years I would climb to the top of a hundred-foot high-dive ladder (the equivalent of a ten-story building) and stand atop a one-foot-by-one-foot perch. Then, after a quick prayer, I would leap into the air