Why I’m Grateful for Courageous Honesty

Years ago, when I learned that I sucked at leading, I was a nomad, traveling and hurling myself off 100-foot towers into small pools at amusement parks throughout North America. I had just become the captain of the

Let Them Fail!

The following is an original blog post by Coach Jim Johnson. Coach Johnson is a professional motivational speaker, team performance & leadership coach, and author of , “A Coach & A Miracle.” Let us cut

Workplace Courage Pays Dividends for the Individual and the Organization

Learning and growth, individually and organizationally, do not happen in a zone of comfort. They happen in a zone of discomfort, which

Can You Build Courage?

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You’ve been notified that you’re being considered for a supervisory position. Maybe it’s recognition of your sustained superior performance and/or longevity within an organization, or maybe you got it

Managing Professional Expectations in Leadership Is No Easy Task

As leaders, we expect employees to perform their jobs competently when we assign tasks and projects. The details for which (we are sure) are crystal clear. When the work is complete, we anticipate the outcome will