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looking at yourself to see how you factored into the equation. Courage means
taking responsibility for your own actions.
Qualities of Action
These qualities come together to create the skill set that leaders in the field of
early childhood education need. I encourage you to think about how each of
these qualities resonates within you. Do you have a commitment to social jus-
tice but perhaps not the self-discipline to stay current on content? Or maybe
you are no longer having fun at something that used to be fun.
Regardless of your unique situation, know that you can make a difference
in the lives of children, their families, and the adults you work with. These lead-
ership qualities—when taken to heart—will guide your way.
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