Stop Playing Safe

Stop Playing Safe : How To Be Braver in Your Work, Leadership and Life

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Stop holding yourself back and realize your true potential by embracing risk and uncertainty

As the world around us seems to careen from one crisis to another, playing it safe becomes an increasingly attractive alternative. But what if taking the more sheltered route is actually keeping us from some of life's greatest rewards?

In the Second Edition of Stop Playing Safe, best-selling author, commentator, and coach Margie Warrell brings you insights and commentary from some of the world's most accomplished and courageous people. These individuals have found fulfillment, success, and even security by taking intelligent risks, and their experiences can show you how to overcome fear to realize your own goals.

In this book you'll:

Find case studies and stories from around the world that demonstrate the power of taking calculated risks

Learn how to deal with anxiety and uncertainty by embracing adaptability and flexibility

Tap into your inner courage to find success and satisfaction in your life and work

With a brand-new foreword and thoroughly updated material that addresses the COVID-19 pandemic, Stop Playing Safe is perfect for leaders, entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals who want to ditch the fear and anxiety that's been holding them back and fully embrace their potential.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 157 x 232 x 16mm | 316g
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Edition
  • 0730394581
  • 9780730394587
  • 88,197

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It's the chances you're not taking that are costing you the most.

Today's culture of fear has magnified our sensitivity to risk. Yet it can keep you living too safely; holding you back from taking the very actions required to enjoy a more (not less) secure and rewarding future.

In this fully updated edition of Stop Playing Safe, Dr Margie Warrell combines road-tested advice from trailblazing leaders, new research and fresh insights to seize the opportunities that lay beyond your 'safety zone'.

Margie's practical wisdom will help you: get 'on purpose' and unlock the potential fear has held hostage upgrade your mental maps to get unstuck and thrive under pressure transform your toughest challenges into your greatest growth nail those hard conversations you've been avoiding be a braver leader who emboldens others to think bigger, learn faster, and accomplish more.

It's time to act with courage. The life you most want is riding on it.

'In today's play-it-safe culture, this is a must-read for anyone who wants to take smarter risks that elevate themselves and others to higher ground.'
--Marshall Goldsmith, Thinkers50 World #1 Executive Coach & Leadership Thinker
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About Margie Warrell

DR MARGIE WARRELL has broken ranks with comfort countless times since her childhood in rural Australia. A leading authority on human potential, keynote speaker and 5x bestselling author, Margie is trusted by forward-leaning brands -- NASA, Google, Amazon, Deloitte and Salesforce -- to deliver transformative programs that normalise courage and fuel growth.
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