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Brigette Breitenbach - When to Take That Chance

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Brigette Breitenbach - When to Take That Chance

  1. 1. Big Bets – When to take that chance Brigette Breitenbach
  2. 2. Why are women more risk averse? • Need for economic stability • Perceived “aggressiveness” • Fear consequences • We can be emotional • We analyze
  3. 3. 1. Unforeseen opportunities often come from risk-taking.
  4. 4. 2. We learn from risks -- and those lessons may lead us on an important, new path.
  5. 5. 3. Opportunities might fall in your lap, but success won’t.
  6. 6. 4. You rarely achieve your dreams by playing it safe.
  7. 7. 5. Be smart by listening to smart people
  8. 8. “Big Bets” Those singular moments that offer an opportunity
  9. 9. Chapter 1 “Life Under the Big Top”
  10. 10. 1. Unforeseen opportunities often come from risk-taking.
  11. 11. 2. We learn from risks -- and those lessons may lead us on an important, new path.
  12. 12. Chapter 2 “The King of Toilets”
  13. 13. 3. Opportunities might fall in your lap, but success won’t.
  14. 14. Chapter 3 "Trading the Commute for a Ping Pong Table"
  15. 15. 4. You rarely achieve your dreams by playing it safe.
  16. 16. Chapter 4 “So you want to own a hotel?”
  17. 17. 5. Be smart by listening to smart people
  18. 18. For what it’s worth…. • Get a seat at the table • Take credit for your work • Listen and learn • Grab the ring • Trust your inner voice • The first person to talk loses • Sometimes the best decision is saying no

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