Using Your Courage

Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.

—Winston Churchill

Courage is not the lack of fear (Figure 8.1), or the absence of fear is just to move forward even when you do not feel totally ready to do something new (Bucero 2010). Preparation is key for professional success but if you have an opportunity to try something new, please try it. I am a dreamer and I use my courage in my professional life to convert my dreams into reality. All of us had fear at times when trying new and challenging things but my advice is to move forward and try it. What happens if you fail? I usually apologize and try to learn more about the reasons of my failure.

One of my examples of applying ...

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