Leading with Emotional Courage

How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work 

By Peter Bregman

Resources

For coaches:

Listen to Peter coaching a client on a challenge requiring Emotional Courage.

 

CONFIDENCE IN SELF

How to Actually Start the Task You’ve Been Avoiding

Think about something you’re having a hard time getting started on, something important to you.

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Emily Fletcher – zivaONLINE

Meditation rescued her from stress and transformed her life. Now, she’s bringing a powerful but relatively uncommon meditation practice to the world.

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Bill Burnett and Dave Evans – Designing Your Life

Are you stuck in a rut? You can’t just think your way to a better future, say Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, you have to design it.

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Tracy Goodwin – Captivate the Room

How can we use our voices to show up more powerfully in a room? The most important thing isn’t what you say, it’s how you say it.

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Connection with Others

Kim Scott – Radical Candor

Are you afraid telling your employees the hard truth will make you seem like a jerk? Both praise and criticism should show you care.

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The Next Time You Want to Complain at Work, Do This Instead

Imagine the productivity gain of reducing all those complaining hours.

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Commitment to Purpose

Jim Kouzes – The Leadership Challenge

What separates extraordinary leaders from those who under-perform? Over thirty years ago, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner set out to answer that question.

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Which Way to Change?

“I’m not sure whether we have a leadership problem, or a team problem,” my client’s panicked call began. “But either way, we have a problem.”

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How to Lead when You’re Feeling Afraid

How can you inspire your team to achieve the impossible when you yourself are feeling afraid and uncertain about how — and whether — you can achieve it?

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A personal approach to organizational time management

Improving the fit between the priorities of managers, their direct reports, and their supervisors—all the way up to the CEO—is a good place to start.

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Emotional Courage

Lisa Feldman Barrett – How Emotions Are Made

Are we at the mercy of our emotions? As it turns out, we can control them more than we think.

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How to Build Your Emotional Courage Muscle

Following through on things that don’t matter much isn’t so hard, but what’s important to us is often scarier.

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