Published March 13, 2020

Overcoming Fear & Embracing Both Reality and Hope

This is part three of a three-part series which includes 16 Free Resources for Leadership in a Season of Crisis.

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the rise in many places around the world, people are asking, what do I do next? Many are looking for guidance and direction to make the next best decision to protect themselves, their families, their staff and their communities.

While we at the Global Leadership Network certainly make no claims of healthcare expertise, we recognize that sound leadership in a season of crisis can help prepare us for a new reality, solve difficult problems and provide hope.

Below we’ve curated 5 free leadership resources from our GLS alumni faculty and guest leadership contributors who share their experiences with overcoming fear and embracing both reality and hope.

We hope these resources encourage you and help keep your perspective, even if you may be experiencing fear or anxiety.


The Secret to Mastering Worry and Fear


Erwin Mcmanus talks about how to establish peace and maintain wisdom in the face of stress, anxiety and fear. 


Fear-Less Leadership


Jossy Chacko talks about balancing fear in our leadership so that we’re neither full of fear, but not completely without fear as we face challenges. 


Techniques for Managing Anxiety


In this short video, Jason Jaggard discusses the practices you can add into your day that help counter anxiety. 


Ep 044: Danielle Strickland with Jeff Lockyer


In this podcast episode, Danielle Strickland dives into how leadership is most important in seasons of fear and uncertainty. She challenges us with the question, does God have a plan in chaos


The Power of Doing Absolutely Nothing


Susan Carons dives into how prayer and meditation can be a powerful tool for calming anxiety. 


If you’re looking for additional resources to support you in your leadership, visit the Grow section on We are honored to serve you during this season.


Part 1: Practical Steps When Facing Difficult Decisions >>


Part 2: Practical Tools for a New Working Atmosphere >>
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