Conquer your fear, achieve your potential, and make a positive difference in the lives of everyone around you

Whether you’re running a business, building a career, raising a family, or attending school, uncertainty has been the name of the game for years—and the feeling reached an all-time high when COVID-19 hit. Even the savviest, smartest, toughest people are understandably feeling enormous pressure and often feeling paralyzed by fear.

The Journey Beyond Fear provides everything you need to identify your fears, face your fears, move beyond your fears—and cultivate emotions that motivate you to pursue valuable business opportunities, realize your full potential, and create opportunities that benefit all. Business strategy guru John Hagel provides an effective, easy-to-grasp three-step approach:

  • Develop an inspiring long-term view of the opportunities ahead
  • Cultivate your personal passion to motivate you and those around you
  • Harness the potential of platforms to bring people together and scale impact at an accelerating rate
Never underestimate the power of fear—and never underestimate your ability to conquer it.

With The Journey Beyond Fear, you’ll learn how to move forward in spite of fear, take your career and life to the next level, improve your organization and your broader environment, and achieve more of your true potential.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Introduction
  6. Part 1 The Role of Opportunity-Based Narratives
    1. 1 The Power of Narrative: How It Pulls People to Act, Innovate, and Learn
    2. 2 Personal Narratives: Overcoming Isolation
    3. 3 Institutional Narratives: The Power of Leverage
    4. 4 Geographical Narratives: Drawing People Together
    5. 5 Movement Narratives: Mobilizing People for Change
    6. 6 Narrative Alignment: Getting the Most Out of Your Narratives
  7. Part 2 The Passion of the Explorer
    1. 7 Why the Passion of the Explorer Is So Powerful
    2. 8 Finding Your Passion
    3. 9 Integrating Passion and Profession
  8. Part 3 The Role of Learning Platforms
    1. 10 The Pull of Platforms: Achieving More Together
    2. 11 Addressing the Untapped Potential of Learning Platforms
  9. Conclusion: Transform Pressure into Passion
  10. Acknowledgments
  11. Index