Bravery and courage, are certainly similar, but are they synonymous? No, there is a profound difference.
Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage. – Wendell Phillips
Courage: The Backbone of Leadership
Following the Rules Is Never Enough
Following rules alone not only fails to inspire trust it leads to a culture of “compliance with the letter of the law” and finding “loopholes” to achieve the lowest level of compliance necessary to stay out of trouble. Rules, standards or laws will never set the bar high enough to draw out the excellence that can only come from character and integrity.
Lessons From the Glass
American Sniper: The Faith of a Sheepdog
Much is being made of the life of Chris Kyle, some positive and some negative, after the release of American Sniper. Both the book and the movie provide a glimpse of the man’s faith and his philosophy of life. In one of the early scenes in the movie after Chris has defended his younger brother from […]
Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe
Ethical Followership is Essential to Effective Leadership
Dynamic Followership: The Key to Leadership
Analyze Your Fears
Fear is a big enemy to guard against, while at the same time an essential ally to understand. Allowing irrational fear to influence your thinking can paralyze you, but ignoring fear triggered by real danger will kill you. Erasmus’ third rule is a warning to analyze your fears and understand the difference.