Recently I had to ask myself this question: Do I have the courage to grow? As an accomplished professional, I had accomplished what the world deemed success with the right jobs and professional training.
But, did I continue to reach for additional growth opportunities and greater awareness? What did that really mean anyway?
For many, it means learning new ways of thinking or doing things. For others, it is being self-actualized. Still, others consider growth to be developed in multiple, but diverse areas. Think about how you take up a new hobby. Well, there you go!
So, ponder this Psychology Today article and the aspects of what is required to grow from stressful situations. Stressful situations, chaos, and uncertainty can result in more courage and growth when leveraged properly.
Regardless of how you look at it, leaders are the ones who have the courage to grow. How so? Consider this:
- Courage to think
- Courage to reflect
- Courage to rise
- Courage to grow
- Courage to explore
Thinking beyond the scope of any set or unseen parameters involves courage and growth. Considering how you might grow and get to another level of personal and overall development? Check out this video and book set as a resource. In this guide, I share a step-by-step process about the courage for leaders. Hats off to finding the courage to grow!