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Thoughts on courage

Many people find excuses to not change their behaviour. Here's how you can start to do so.

Courage - is it coming of age in today's global workplace?

The turbulence of the marketplace, new opportunities constantly emerging, the uncertainty about the future, the lack of job security, the need for greater flexibility and creativity all indicates that predictability is history. Courageous workplaces support employees who take personal risks to step outside the accepted norms for the greater good of the workplace.

If courage is a competency, can I teach it?

If courage is the process of putting a conscious intent into action (despite the risks to the individual in doing so), does that make it a competency? And if so, can you teach courage?

Courage - feel the power of shared values

Whether you believe Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, is right or not in releasing the material he has, you cannot doubt his courage in doing so. But is this what you want for your organisation?

The Business Case for a Courageous Workforce

Courage in the workplace is an action, the difference between intention and implementation where the desired action is new, untried or in some way has previously been rejected. But what are the benefits of implementing a courageous workplace?

What is workplace courage?

Workplace courage is a form of social courage (as opposed to physical courage) where individuals who display such courage risk social exclusion or ridicule (as opposed to physical hurt or even death) for a ‘greater’ good.