Courage is a prerequisite for truly great leadership. While it has many faces, at the heart of courageous leadership is the willingness to take action amid uncertainty; to do what is right over what’s expected and to risk failing and falling short in the process.
The reason is unless leaders are willing to lay our psychological safety (i.e. pride and power) on the line for the sake of those we serve, no amount of brilliance or showmanship will suffice.
One such leader who demonstrated courage was Reid Hoffman co-founder of LinkedIn.… Continue Reading