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The Quality of Courage

Courage is one of the most important qualities of leadership. It is courage that causes the leader to launch, and it is also what causes people to rally around the banner of the leader. Courage, wonderfully enough, can be developed. Courage is not something you are born with, but it is something you can learn.

Courage is something that is a habit. You can develop the habit of courage by practicing it. Whenever you have a tendency to hesitate or back off from a challenge, force yourself to go forward. Always be moving toward the things you fear. You develop the habit of cowardliness by moving from or avoiding the things or people you fear. You must go the other way. Every day, you must make it a habit to confront the ...

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