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What Makes a Courageous Woman?

by Sandra Ford Walston Courageousness isn’t just about bold action.  It’s about what you do when you’ve been passed over for a promotion or you’re told you’re “too” …strong…bright…aggressive.. (pick the word.) Women face this all the time. Courageous women … Continue reading

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A Female Truth-Teller’s Backbone

In the Woody Allen movie “Another Woman,” Gena Rowlands portrays “an accomplished philosophy professor who, upon turning 50, feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life… Suddenly her quest for truth turns into a powerful and personal odyssey of … Continue reading

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Find Who You’re Becoming in the Magic of a Morning

by Sandra Ford Walston How do you feel about your work life? Are you living in joyful childlike innocence, or are you an overanxious, controlling adult? What identifies your personality at work? A clique? A job description?  One easy way to … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Integrate Courage into Our Daily Lives

by Sandra Ford Walston So much of our daily life is based on action and results. But what really is directing us? For those who truly want to make a difference and create a legacy filled with courage, you must be willing to step … Continue reading

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Want to know the Key Traits Linking Courage to Success?

by Sandra Ford Walston People Who Exhibit Higher Integral Levels of Courage Consciousness They are willing to give themselves permission to claim their courage. They distinguish and aptly apply the 12 behaviors of courage found on the Source Wheel diagram. They have … Continue reading

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Simple Courage: Face the Facts for Behavior Change

by Sandra Ford Walston There is a direct correlation between your “courage quotient” and your “success quotient.” When you begin to live in the present you recognize when you are selling your soul. For example, people assume that finding a … Continue reading

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Courage, Empowerment or Bravery—What’s the Difference?

by Sandra Ford Walston People have frequently asked me, “Is courage the same as empowerment and bravery?” I don’t think so. Here is how I believe these vitally important concepts are distinctly different. Courage is an internal process. It occurs … Continue reading

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Courageous or Heroic?

While many claim that courage and heroic are synonymous, commingling them as such does a disservice to the concept of courage. Firefighter Captain Mary agrees, “People notice heroes dealing with disaster and emergency responses. When a civilian dials 911 for … Continue reading

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Two Female Approaches to Workplace Abuse

by Sandra Ford Walston Bec’s “courage style” won her several good project manager and engineering jobs and contracts, but it also lost her at least one or two lucrative job opportunities. While working at an aerospace corporation, Bec experienced the stress … Continue reading

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Saying “No” to Abuse—the First Time

by Sandra Ford Walston Experiencing abuse one time was simply enough for CEO Donna Cameron. “Sometimes, the most courageous thing we can do is leave a toxic workplace or stand up and say, ‘this is who I am, and if that … Continue reading

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