What Is Your High Dive?

Bill Treasurer Posted by Bill Treasurer, Chief Encouragement Officer, Giant Leap Consulting, Inc..

Bill Treasurer is founder and Chief Encourager at Giant Leap Consulting (GLC), a Courage Building company that helps people and organizations live more courageously. Bill is the author of numerous books on leadership and courage.


A lot of people ask me, “How did you get interested in the virtue of courage?” My answer? It actually started with a profound fear! I was never a great athlete as a kid, but o....

A lot of people ask me, “How did you get interested in the virtue of courage?”

My answer? It actually started with a profound fear!

I was never a great athlete as a kid, but one day at the local pool I “accidentally” did a complete back-flip. I went on to compete in low-board diving — until colleges started asking about my high-board diving. I didn’t have an answer for them, because I had (and still do have) a profound fear of heights. I had to decide whether to face my fear, or walk away from another sport.

How did the kid with a profound fear of heights find the courage to jump off his platform of safety — and become a high dive champion? tweet this

Watch this 3-minute video to find out!

 

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