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Real Leaders by Lily Cheng, Peter Cheng

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CHAPTER 6: CONVICTION WITH COURAGE

CONVICTION WITH COURAGE: A leader embraces strong beliefs within ethical and moral parameters that drive him or her to take clear stands that will not easily waver or be compromised. A leader pushes his followers to pursue ennobling agenda that will impact the community we live in.

We cannot speak the truth with conviction if we are swayed by doubts and fear, and this is why conviction has to be accompanied by courage. Fear of being mocked at, fear of speaking up, fear of rejection of our beliefs; these are essentially crippling and we will not get to see the potential that our convictions could bring us, especially if they are built on the highest moral and ethical grounds.

Conviction can be developed and upheld ...

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