Courage in Action

Courage in action is often nothing more than the choice to do something that is risky because there is a stronger driving motivation, one that makes the risk less important than the thing sought. It could be noble as with honor, patriotism or the protection of family or it could be anger, a desire for revenge or unbridled ambition. — Michael …

For every ACTION there is an equal and opposite CRITICISM

For every ACTION there is an equal and opposite CRITICISM A critical quality of effective leadership is a THICK SKIN. In addition to PASSION, PERSISTENCE and PERSUASIVENESS, change agents have the COURAGE and CONFIDENCE to withstand criticism. Effective leaders need many qualities but those who seek to make meaningful change and solve complex problems with competing interests must have the …

Take A Risk!

There are risk and costs to an action. But they are far less than long range risk of comfortable inaction. – John F. Kennedy

Don’t Walk, Fly!

Why walk when you can fly? Until you try you never know how high and far you can go or how much you can be. – Michael Josephson

Put Your Mind To It!

Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! And what you can accomplish! – Anne Frank   You will be amazed at what you can do when you put your mind to it.

Take Action!

Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. — William Arthur Ward