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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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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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How Courage-Based Decisions Boost Leadership Skills

by Sandra Ford Walston One of the first life lessons of my career also made the biggest impression. I had taken a job as an entry-level business development officer for a small start-up bank in West Los Angeles. My job … Continue reading

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