The Virtue of Fearlessness
Fearlessness is about risk taking. Keep it in the back of your mind that this is what separates people as they move up.
If you work at a company and things might be going fine. It looks okay. It seems to be working. People who are fearless and the CEOs I interviewed have almost a reverence in their voice for people who are fearless. They will go to them and say I know things are fine, they’re working fine, they’ve been working fine for awhile, but they could be a lot better and we need to break it, we may need to turn it inside out and upside down, but it will be better as a result for it.
There are so many people in companies today, I think, that say give me my job, tell me what I need to do. CEOs love people who say I've been looking at this thing and studying it and I actually think it can be a lot better. Now we’re going to have to shake some things up. That will really make you stand out.
CEOs have "almost a reverence in their voice for people who are fearless."
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Thinking your life is worthwhile is correlated with a variety of positive outcomes.
- Adults who felt their lives were worthwhile tended to be more social and had healthier habits.
- The findings could be used to help improve the health of older adults.
Even when they suffer costs in doing so.
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