Worrying about what others think of us will affect our ability to be an effective leader, to be courageous, step out of of our comfort zone, and pursue our goals. People pleasing and approval addiction get in the way of: important work, sticking to your values and principles and making an impact.
Category Archives: Character
Character – Courage
Leaders have courage. They face their fear by meeting it head on, by putting aside their emotions, and taking one step at a time to conquer fear. Otherwise it will derail them from their goals and vision. There are steps to overcome the fear and keep going. The more experience you get being courageous, the more fearless and courageous you become.
Character – Integrity
Integrity is the consistency of character that people want and need in a leader. It gives followers confidence in the leader, it helps people understand and predict future actions, and it builds trust. How leaders deal with integrity on little things will indicate how they will deal with integrity on larger things.
Leadership and Character
It is simple acts and decisions repeated over time, that build and define your character. It is your personal values and beliefs that show up in your leadership. Character is the foundation for leadership, it is the moral compass for how leaders lead and live life. Poor character is one of the reasons for leadership failure.