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What Is Your High Dive?

A lot of people ask me, “How did you get interested in the virtue of courage?” My answer? It actually started with a profound fear! I was never a great athlete as a kid, but one day at the local pool I “accidentally” did a

Courage Defined

People often ask me how I define courage. My usual response is that what matters more is how you define courage. What does courage look like to you? Who are some courageous role models in your own life? When an organization brings me in to build

Leading Away From Comfort

It may surprise you that your job as a leader is to make people uncomfortable. Why? Because people learn, develop, and progress in a zone of discomfort, not comfort. It is in the pursuit of challenges that are hard, scary, and uncomfortable that