How taking a risk can make you better at life.
In this talk, Jenny Tough shares her tales of adventure to show us what she learned from taking big risks, and how it made her better at life.
About the speaker
Jenny Tough is a digital freelancer as well as an adventurer and world traveller, taking on physical endurance challenges around the globe while balancing her work life back in Edinburgh. She has cycled, ran, sailed, trekked, kayaked, skied, and camped across six continents, lived in five countries, and racked up a few good tales along the way. Jenny is passionate about encouraging individuals to explore the incredible planet around them and push out the edge of their own comfort zones, so whether you’re plotting an epic globe-trotting expedition, or are working on your own creative adventures from home, go find an adventure!
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If we’re going to take on any challenges, we’re going to take on something that we perceive to be a risk. You should be quite clear that there’s a point to doing it. — Jennifer Tough
Risk is another word for adventure. — Jennifer Tough
Adventure is that place at the edge of your comfort zone — Jennifer Tough
Always take 5 before you quit — Jennifer Tough