The subtitle of her prior effort was The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone so focused on the individual, and her latest, subtitled Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts, notes in the book jacket that it an attempt to answer how organizations cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how the value of courage gets embedded in the culture of an organization.
A few different things stood out from the book and are noted below...
- People, people, people... those you work for and with are all people.
- Vulnerability at work is vital... and trust comes before vulnerability.
- A leader is someone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people and processes, and who has the courage to develop that potential.