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Daily Leadership Thought #52 – Be Courageous

November 5, 2010

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Being courageous while not always easy is a requirement of leadership.  Whether it is in your professional or personal life, people will always assess how boldly (and honestly) you define your future, the effort you put forth to realize this vision, how you manage the inherent risks, and how you deal with the inevitable challenges that will be strewn in your path.  In life, most people quit before they reach the summit.  They find themselves on the brink of achieving everything they’ve worked for but give up because they just don’t have the personal resolve to see it through to the end.  Achieving anything of significance is usually demanding work.  It will test your physical and emotional capacities.   The questions you must continually ask yourself are, “how much do you truly want something” and “what price are your will to pay to achieve it?”  It takes courage to be exceptional.  Anyone can be mediocre.  In fact, most people are…