The Courage Way

The Courage Way

Leading and Living With Integrity

eBook - 2018
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The Courage Way Leading and Living with Integrity Leadership can be exhausting, lonely, frustrating, disappointing, and downright discouraging. You have to make good decisions while balancing inevitable tensions and knowing when to take risks. You need to keep your values in sight regardless of the pressures around you and stay calm in the storms that arise. At its core, leadership is a daily, ongoing practice, a journey toward becoming your best self and inviting others to do the same. And at the heart of this daily practice is courage. And that's where The Courage Way comes inches It's a guide to leadership that names and explores this important resource and shows leaders how to access and draw upon courage in all that they do. It has its roots in the work of Parker J. Palmer, who in fifty years of teaching, speaking, and writing has explored the human spiritwhat he has called the inner landscapeand its role in life and leadership. Shelly Francis identifies key ingredients needed to cultivate courage, the most fundamental being trustin ourselves and in each other. She describes the Center for Courage and Renewal's Circle of Trust approach, centered around eleven touchstones, poetic and practical operating guidelines for holding the meaningful conversations of inner work and trust building. Each chapter features true stories of how leaders in all kinds of settings have overcome challenges and strengthened their organizations through touchstones like Extend invitation, not demand, No fixing, saving, advising, or correcting, and When the going gets rough, turn to wonder. This graceful and inspiring book is a guide to courageous leadership and a journey of self-discoverythe two are inextricable. As Francis writes, Courage is not only in youit is you. In your moments of courage, that's when you meet your true self..
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Berrett-Koehler Publishers,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781626567771
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (200 pages)
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