This leadership metaskill has some strong connections to the Heroic Arts, specifically the Rock of Strength and Heart of Courage, and also to the Heroic Moment: Core Power. What are you attached to that is bigger than you and the current problem?
Being centered is about being fully present and grounded. It is a state of calm, but not a state of impassivity. The ability to stay centered in moments of high stress doesn’t just happen. It requires a lot of prior hard work—in other words, an active practice that teaches you how not to be swept away by the emotional content of the situation or the panic that can easily turn groups into mobs.