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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

The Courage to Be Courageous

I once coached a professional named Bob who was considering three separate job offers. All were well-known companies, but one was of particular renown. Its name carried a certain pedigree that eclipsed the others. Bob had settled his mind on one of

Risk for the Right Reasons

Risk-taking is by definition a little (or a lot) scary, but it can also reveal the best in us. When we’re acting out our convictions and putting concrete action to our deeply-held values, the risks are generally worth it, and can actually be an