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PERSONAL GROWTH: THE POWER OF THE OTHER

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Dr. Henry Cloud begins his new book The Power of the Other with a compelling account that immediately drew me in. A recruit, training to become a Navy SEAL is on his last test – a grueling endurance swim in the ocean – and his strength fails him. He has nothing left. About to signal he’s giving up. All his years of training. The sacrifice. His dream of being a SEAL. Disappearing. A Friend On Shore Suddenly he sees his friend standing on the shore ahead. He has completed the swim and is officially a Navy SEAL. The man on the shore yells and pumps his fist to let the man in the water know “he could do it”. The…

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Leading Bravely

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An essential behavior for any leader is the act of bravery. Bravery is not a moniker that can be bought… it cannot be self-appointed. Bravery is not attributed to everyone, but is reserved for those whose innovation in their industry cause them to stand out from the crowd, whose unyielding effort and error push their organizations into new territories, and whose boldness compels them to stand up for those less fortunate. These are The Brave Ones. The Brave Ones have existed throughout history. Some are unforgettable icons, others names will never be remembered. They exist across all industries, societies, and at every level of leadership. 14 QUOTES FROM ANDY STANLEY 1. Myth – Bold leadership is reserved for bold people….

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