Leader character trait : COURAGE

By: Ana Carrillo

Courage is definided as ..

To have the perseverance to accomplish a goal, regardless of the seemingly insurmountable obstacles. It is the ability and willingness to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty it intimidation.

This trait comes in two kinds

- Physical courage is courage in the face of physical pain, hardship, death, or threat of death.


- Moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the face of popular opposition, shame, scandal, or discouragement. Also, it is related with innovation.

Leaders who exemplify courage

Related with courage

Courage could be relate with:

- Fear: it stimulates the body processes while preparing you for a fight. Fix the mind on the goal, and then take some action.


- Action: courage grows with action, even if it turns out not to have been the very best decision. At least you will not have let your fear overwhelm you as a leader.

Nelson Mandela Speech after election as President