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What's in a Name?


Greetings! Welcome to my blog, and thank you for visiting. I have a long list of topics I plan to write about here, and I plan to post at least once a week. I'll be writing about all things leadership: leadership types, skills, best practices, worst practices, emotional intelligence, communication, and a whole slew of other themes. I truly believe that leadership isn't connected to a role or title, but to the actions and behaviors you exhibit every day, and I plan to share what I've learned with you.

Today, though, as an introduction, it's all about the name of my coaching practice.

So. Why Couragecopia?

It's simple: I want to honor the courage in each of us that allows us to get up, get out there, and face the world each day. We all have that courage, but we don't always use it well. My goal is to help us all tap into that courage a little bit more, to the benefit of our personal lives, professional lives, and society as a whole.

Here's the thing: when you reflect on some of the worst decisions you've witnessed, either at work or outside of it, what do you think motivated those bad decisions? What made the person making that decision think, "Yeah, this is what I'll choose," when it was so obviously wrong? I bet I know where it came from.

Fear.

Yep. It's with us all. Every single one of us lives with