What it takes to be strong

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Sometimes we confuse strength with:

  • Loudness
  • Brusqueness
  • An inability to listen
  • An unwillingness to compromise small things to accomplish big ones
  • Fast talking
  • Bullying
  • Being ruthless
  • Callousness
  • Lying

Well, once you put it that way, it is pretty clear that none of these things are actually signs of strength.

Just because you are angry or loud does not mean you are right or more important.

In fact, they are symptoms of insecurity and of a willful disconnect from the things that matter.

Individuals, organizations, brands and leaders all have a chance to be strong.

behaviors or the wrong people.

Strength begins with unwavering resilience, not brittle aggression.

Like a tree, that stands there each day, come rain or shine, come wind or sunny weather, it stands there, quietly, constantly, confidently, day or night, bearing fruits, providing shades and growing from strength to strength.

 

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