Build the risk-taking skills that will lead you to a life of fulfillment:
Discover the formula for success that will supercharge your decision-making confidence and transform even the most risk-averse mindset.
In Bet on You, Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch reveal hard-earned, real-world insights that will help you realize your potential by enacting risk in ways most meaningful to you.
The author's risk-taking guidance has been embraced by the world's best businesses - Google, Boston Scientific, FedEx, and Oracle. Their insights are the secret sauce behind any transformative journey to a success-filled life.
With clear, actionable steps, this book:
- Enlightens readers with a new perspective on how risk really works and clears up common misconceptions about risk, such as it being the opposite of reward.
- Empowers professionals of all types with guidance on how to start practicing new habits right away to build their risk-taking muscle.
- Shows how to weave a safety net to mitigate the downside of risks.
- Offers effective strategies for managing risk-killing emotions: fear and failure.
About the Author
Angie Morgan is an author-illustrator whose previous books include Enormouse (Frances Lincoln), Shouty Arthur and the Sedric Stories (Egmont). Born in Bristol, she studied graphics and illustration at Goldsmiths College, London. Her stories show an acute, sympathetic understanding of how children think about things. Angie uses a wide variety of mediums in her illustrations, watercolors, pastels, charcoal, and scanned ephemera of all kinds. She lives in Bath, England
Courtney Lynch is a big-picture thinker whose life's mission is to support individuals as they become the best leaders they know. She spent nine years as a Marine Corps officer, managed a top-notch software sales team, and practiced at one of the nation's leading law firms. Courtney also served as an elected official and as Chief Operating Officer at a rapidly scaling U.K.-based technology company. Clients turn to Courtney for her in-the-moment advice and breadth of real-world experiences. She is the cofounder of Lead Star, a leadership development firm that works with Fortune 500 companies, small- and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and academic institutions, and the co-author (with Courtney Lynch) of Leading from the Front: No-Excuse Leadership Tactics For Women.
'Given the current pace of geopolitical and technological change, successful leaders will be those who adapt and innovate while managing risk. 'Bet on You - How Leaders Win with Risk invites readers to get out of their comfort zone, lead change, and win!'--General Joseph Dunford, USMC (Ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
'Angie and Courtney's personal stories, combined with their direct guidance, will give you the courage and confidence to lead your life in ways most authentic to you.'--Aria Finger, Former CEO of DoSomething.org