Fortitude is defined as an attitude of strength or as the ability to withstand adversity; the ability to stand strong in the face of criticism, doubt, and pain. John Maxwell captured so well the essence of fortitude. He said, fortitude means, “I’m not going to let what happens TO me affect
In “Resilience and the Crucibles of Leadership” Warren Bennis and Robert Thomas describe resilience as the ability to conquer adversity and emerge stronger and more committed than ever. John Maxwell describes resilience as being synonymous with tenacity. According to Maxwell, “many people
Authority in leadership today is NOT title or position, but authenticity.
In existentialism, authenticity is the degree to which one is true to one's own personality, spirit, or character, despite external pressures. Integrity is primarily a formal relation one has to oneself and integrity is
My wife and I recently moved into an apartment complex. Empty-nesters, we sold the home in which we raised our children and began to downsize. But the right new house has not yet popped up on our radar. We have also given ourselves a new name. We call ourselves “Pausers” meaning we are