Ruth Michael has the Courage to Dream
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The first form of courage is the courage to dream big dreams and to set big goals. This is where most people are stopped. The very idea of setting big, challenging, exciting, worthwhile goals is so overwhelming that they quit before they even begin. But this is not for you. Sit down, write out your goals as if anything were possible for you, and never be afraid to
The Courage to Dream - Balanced Existence
Dr. Schaedler’s presentation ignited the imagination of many in the room, leading to a vigorous discussion about how companies can truly create a culture of innovation. The audience shared thoughts about how companies must set clear goals so ambitious that they don’t quite know how they will achieve them. Companies must have a culture where there is a willingness to take risks, where there are even incentives to take risks that may lead to failure, and where failure is always acceptable, as long as lessons are learned from it. There must be a tolerance for ‘craziness’ explained Schaedler, so that true innovation is nurtured. Ultimately, through the audience discussion, Schaedler made it very clear that success is dependent on courage at both a corporate and a personal level: courage to challenge the status quo, courage to try and fail, courage to trust external partners, courage to challenge old assumptions and explore new opportunities, courage to dream.
Water and air, finds the way,
Disturb not, otherwise you've to pay,
So the dream of ours,
Let them fly high,
Disturb not, otherwise unattended you'll lay,
Ah! One must have courage to dream,
Like a river that flows stream
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