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.
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About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
Section 1 Rethinking Risk
Chapter 1 Reimagining Risk 3
Chapter 2 If Not You, Then Who? 25
Section 2 Defining Success and Doing the Work
Chapter 3 Dream It. Own It. Take It 51
Chapter 4 Choose Your Guides 71
Chapter 5 Do the Work 95
Section 3 Staying Safe and Recognizing Wins
Chapter 6 Weave Your Safety Net 121
Chapter 7 Realize When You're Winning 141
Chapter 8 Plan for the Fears and Fails 163
About the Authors 203