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Day 10 – Q 1.“The brave man is not the one who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear”. Comment.

1. “The brave man is not the one who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear”. Comment.

“बहादुर आदमी वह नहीं है जो डरता नहीं है, लेकिन वह जो डर जीतता है”। टिप्पणी करें।।


“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela. There is absolutely no question that courage may be one of the most necessary elements required to be a successful and highly regarded leader.

It isn’t uncommon for people to feel uncomfortable when they become vulnerable by taking a personal risk, exposing their thoughts and /or beliefs or face up to some stiff challenges in front of them. As difficult as it may be, choosing to use courage can make a powerful and positive impact on others and the bottom line.

Courage is being prepared to make the tough decisions and taking responsibility for them, but that is too simple definition as it is believed that it is much broader than this, so here are some of the key criteria that consider being critical.

To face reality: A successful man has to ensure that he can face the realities of the situation, as a false view can create complacency when serious remedial action may be needed. For example: Anne Frank and her family living in secret and quiet to hide from the Nazis.

To rely on others: You can’t do it all yourself no matter how much of a control freak you are. It takes courage to rely on other people to do what is needed to drive your success as well as their own, but delegation is a key to success, not only by sharing the load, but also by enabling people to be trusted and challenged so that they can learn, grow and develop. For example: Taking a stand against an unfair social or economic practice.

To question the status quo: In most of the countries, people who followed status quo and those who are seen to protect the status quo than for those who are creative and who are prepared to question those things that are considered untouchables. For example: All those who have fought and who fight today for civil rights and equal rights.

To test the boundaries: Courageous person has to tell his people that he trust them to do the job that he have asked them to do and that they should be courageous enough to test their boundaries, at adverse times. For example: Standing up for a person who is being picked on.

To live by and enforce the values: It is not enough to talk about the values, not even if you have them carved into stone; you also have to live by them and to ensure that so does every member of the team, especially the top performers. For example: Women and men who put their lives and reputations on the line fighting for voting rights for women.

To make decisions: Procrastination is easy, and one can always justify holding off on a decision because of a heavy workload, but the longer you hold off on taking a decision the more the situation can deteriorate. Have the courage to make a decision and then commit to it. For example: Military personnel and their families defending the freedom of the India.

To conclude about courage we can take inspiration, as Aristotle understood all this 2400 years ago when he said “You will never achieve anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honour. “

Best Answer: Abhishek singh

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