Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance
Jonathan Fields knows the risks-and potential power-of uncertainty. He gave up a six-figure income as a lawyer to make $12 an hour as a personal trainer. Then, married with a 3-month old baby, he signed a lease to launch a yoga center in the heart of New York City. . . the day before 9/11. But he survived, and along the way he developed a fresh approach to transforming uncertainty, risk of loss, and exposure to judgment into catalysts for innovation, creation, and achievement.
Properly understood and harnessed, fear and uncertainty can become fuel for creative genius rather than sources of pain, anxiety, and suffering. In business, art, and life, creating on a world-class level demands bold action and leaps of faith in the face of great uncertainty. But that uncertainty can lead to fear, anxiety, paralysis, and destruction. It can gut creativity and stifle innovation. It can keep you from taking the risks necessary to do great work and craft a deeply-rewarding life. And it can bring companies that rely on innovation grinding to a halt.
That is, unless you know how to use it to your advantage.
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Review: Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for BrillianceUser Review - Everest - Goodreads
2.5 stars The first half of this book could have been 10 pages long. The second half was actually useful. Had the first half been more like the second half, this could have been a four star book. Read full review
Review: Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for BrillianceUser Review - Erin - Goodreads
Extracted a few points so far. Continued reading it for the sake of saying I finished it. Read full review
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Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt Into Fuel for Brilliance
No preview available - 2011