Put Yourself on the Line: Learning to Take Risks

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Before I became an organizational development professional, I was a professional high diver with the U.S. High Diving Team. Every day for seven years, I climbed to the top of a hundred-foot ladder, stood atop a one-foot-by-one-foot perch, and hurled

You’ve Reached the Top. What Comes Next?

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Imagine building a long and positive track record as a leader. You’ve earned your stripes through hard work, persistence, and dedication.  You have invested time creating opportunities to grow and develop people and organizations. You’ve made 

Use Courage—Not Fear—To Manage Your Team

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Years ago, I wrote an international bestselling management book called, Courage Goes to Work. I’ve taught the concepts of

Leaders Don’t Freak Out

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Edited April 12, 2021 As a leader, stress is inevitable. However, it is what you do with that stress that makes all the difference. You can either let stress take you down, or you can let it energize and motivate you. Whatever you do, don’t

Risk-Taking Advice From America’s Greatest Mountaineer

Updated March 22, 2021 Ed Viesturs is arguably the greatest American mountaineer that ever lived, or more accurately, lives. Ed has a reputation for being a calculated risk-taker, who refuses to compromise safety because of ambition. As a result, he