The Courage Expert

The Courage Expert

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The Courage Expert

Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert is a human potential specialist who has studied courage for over 20 years. Simply by giving ourselves permission to claim our courage, we encourage those around us, making courage contagious. 303.696.1010

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from Denver, CO (US)

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The Courage Expert
Sandra Walston - Motivational Speaker

Sandra Ford Walston

The Courage Expert

Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert is a human potential specialist who has studied courage for over 20 years. Simply by giving ourselves permission to claim our courage, we encourage those around us, making courage contagious. 303.696.1010

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from Denver, CO

The Courage Expert - Motivational Speaker

The Courage Expert

Sandra Ford Walston

The Courage Expert

Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert is a human potential specialist who has studied courage for over 20 years. Simply by giving ourselves permission to claim our courage, we encourage those around us, making courage contagious. 303.696.1010

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from: Denver, CO

For more information about booking The Courage Expert,
Visit http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/sandrafordwalston/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Blog Postings

Viktor Frankl: Make Courage Your Daily Legacy

  It’s hard to imagine a more fitting example of courage than Viktor Frankl. He made courage his daily legacy, and he still challenges us long after his death, asking the question, “What is the meaning of your life?” Few people can match Viktor Frankl’s courage, and in a life rife with ambiguity he did not hesitate to confront uncomfortableRead more...

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Feminine Courage—Do You Have It? Be an Activist!

  What’s your definition of courage and why is it vital to claim it for yourself? Are you curious about why only 11 percent of more than 750 women I researched for five years (out of twenty years) perceived themselves as courageous? Interviews with the courageous 11 percent made it clear that these women manifest their courage in specific ways.Read more...

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What Is Genius?

“Genius is talent set on fire by courage.” – Henry Van Dyke, (1852-1933) was an American Presbyterian clergyman Genius should not be confused with IQ (intelligence quotient). “It would be more helpful to see genius as simply an extraordinary high degree of insight in a given area of human activity. … Genius can be more accurately identified by perseverance, courage,Read more...

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Best Lights Shine in the Workplace

  The fundamental nature of vulnerability and its relationship to strengthening our courage is not quantifiable. Inviting self-awareness, we begin to notice our personal forms of manipulation—from bullying to indifference to passive aggressive behaviors. Facing a decisive moment provides an opportunity to reveal vulnerability. Revealing vulnerability allows our best lights to shine into the workplace. The difficulty arises from theRead more...

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Too Busy to Write a Thank-You Note?

  No one is ever too important or too busy to send a written “thank you” in a thank-you card! Yet, I am continually surprised at how few thank-you notes are sent these days.  Sure you can go the free and easy route using email with a thank-you image, Facebook messages or Bitmojis, but these options don’t display the personalRead more...

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Finding Courage During Times of Uncertainty

  The biggest obstacle faced by today’s business leaders can be summed up in two words: unprecedented uncertainty. Failure to acknowledge this new reality is to live in denial and risk not just a company’s success, but its very survival. Thinking differently and being willing to challenge the status quo during times of uncertainty requires courage. In fact, today’s businessRead more...

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Queen Boudicca’s Courage to Face Intimidation

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. — C. S. Lewis (Currently playing in theaters is a movie called “Denial.” Based on a true story, at the end of the movie there is a bronze statue of Queen Boudicca—here’s her brief story—an excerpt from The Courage Difference at Work:Read more...

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What We Give to Life

In Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl wrote, “Don’t aim at success—the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued: it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one’s dedication to a cause greater than oneself or asRead more...

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Finding the Courage to Shift Your Scripts

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself. — Galileo Learning advances when there’s a shift in scripts. The scripts I am referring to are the mind patterns you bring to work. Scripts reveal a set of beliefs that you hold about yourself, how the world works (worldview) and versions of them whenRead more...

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Dizzy Dean: “It ain’t braggin’ if you can do it!”

  Many women think that speaking or acting in courage demonstrates offensive behavior even if they are conveying the truth. I call this tendency the “too syndrome”—too assertive, too independent, too intense, too bold, too honest, too smart. Ironically, when men demonstrate the same kind of behavior, they identify with baseball’s Dizzy Dean: “It ain’t braggin’ if you can doRead more...

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