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No Fear of Failure: Real Stories of How Leaders Deal with Risk and Change

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Candid conversations with top leaders around the world on how they approached pitvotal moments in their careers

No Fear of Failure offers insightful, candid conversations with some of the world's top leaders in business, politics, education, and philanthropy--each giving a first-person account of how they approached crucial, career defining moments. Gary Burnison, CEO of Ko

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ebook, 256 pages
Published March 16th 2011 by Jossey-Bass (first published March 8th 2011)
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Cara
Surprisingly not that interesting so far. The main focus is on leadership, rather than how to overcome fear. Also the style is sort of weird, as if the author emailed a questionnaire to the people being profiled and then rewrote the responses into the third person.

I guess it's hard to write an interesting, inspiring book about this. When you zoom out far enough, all of the high-profile people blend together. They do stuff, they expect to lose sometimes, they don't worry what people think, they
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Robin Woodcock
Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for a bunch of bios but I didn't find anything special about this book. Seems like something I should have read in business school...but I know there are better leadership books so maybe I wouldn't have read it even then. Was more excited about it on the front end. It was fine and there is nothing wrong with it, just didn't get me going.
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