What exactly is moral courage? How has it been exhibited throughout history? Through the Moral Courage Channel on YouTube, we see it being exhibited today. Which raises the next question: Can anybody develop moral courage? Finally, why is moral courage a pre-condition of cultivating purpose?
Knowing your identity is a good thing. Or is it? Surprisingly, identity can be a major obstacle to developing moral courage and achieving wholeness - or integrity. What is the difference between identity and integrity? To grow from identity into integrity, what questions do we need to ask ourselves?
What does it mean to "have integrity"? How do we know when we have it? Why does integrity matter for personal and professional advancement?
Turning Identity Into Integrity
Many successful people have transformed their identity into integrity. As a result, they have served a greater good. What can such people teach us? We examine the stories of Robert F. Kennedy on the one hand and Oprah Winfrey on the other.
Gandhi famously said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” How does self-transformation translate into social impact?
The Three I’s Start Within You
Identity, integrity and impact are the three i’s of cultivating purpose. How do these dots connect in your life? Where on this journey will you need moral courage to move forward? What are concrete ways in which you can sustain your moral courage?
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