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15 December, 2015 | (01 hr)

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Each team member is expected to take more initiative, more responsibility. So what skills does this entail? More importantly, what qualities will enable them to make more use of the skills they already have? 

John Niland presents the case for developing courage in teams, particularly those teams whose job involves developing new business opportunities.

Key takeaways:

  • Some of the forms of “sophisticated procrastination” by which professionals avoid crucial tasks or conversations
  • Six “gateways” by which courage can be developed
  • Practical tips for leaders to encourage team members


John Niland

John Niland
VCO Global Ltd

With 20 years of experience leading international projects - plus a decade of mentoring professionals to grow their reputation and make their services visible -John Niland is one of the co-founders of VCO Global. Usually known as a speaker and...Full Bio

David Learmond

David Learmond (Moderator)
Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Asia-Pacific Human Resources Council
The Conference Board

David Learmond is a senior advisor and senior fellow in human capital at The Conference Board. In these roles, he supports the human capital practice, which includes Human Capital Exchange™, research, conferences, webcasts, and other human capital programs.

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