Embracing Risk in Your Career: A Story of How to Make More and Worry Less

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Pearson Education, Oct 12, 2009 - Business & Economics - 10 pages

This Element is an excerpt from Make More, Worry Less: Secrets from 18 Extraordinary People Who Created a Bigger Income and a Better Life (ISBN: 9780132346863) by Wes Moss. Available in print and digital formats.

What it really means to see risk as opportunity: the unforgettable story of Ralph Olson, from working-class Philly to the CEO’s suite.

Ralph Olson only knows one direction--forward. He grew up in gang-ridden downtown Philadelphia. Determined to succeed, he went head to head with his parents and even his football coach, Joe Paterno. Later, in business, he faced Harvard elites, Fortune 100 companies, and his wife’s cancer diagnosis--head on.


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Wes Moss is the host of The Wes Moss Show, an actively practicing Certified Financial Planner in Atlanta, and a keynote speaker whose talks include The Entrepreneur Within and Make More of Anything, Worry Less about Everything. He and his partners manage nearly a quarter billion dollars in investments. He is author of Starting From Scratch: Secrets from 21 Ordinary People Who Made the Entrepreneurial Leap.

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