We often forget the important role courage plays in practically every facet of the workplace. Leading people, acting on new ideas, taking risks, having someone’s back—all of these require courage. It’s not a logical leap by any means to say that courage is absolutely fundamental to growth, change, and yes, even survival.
So the question is: how can we learn to be more courageous at work? Or better yet, how do we create a workplace in which courage isn’t necessary? This week’s articles take a deeper dive into how courage plays out in the workplace, and offers some tips on how to strengthen that backbone.