Discover the critical skill set that always leads to breakthroughs: Your ability to bet on yourself.

From the NY Times best-selling authors of SPARK and Leading from the Front comes a powerful new book and online tool that allows you to build your personal plan for winning with risk.

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3 Reasons You Need Bet on You:

You seek to thrive.

The pandemic inspired you to reflect on what’s truly important.

You sense you might not be living up to your full potential.   

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Read Bet on You and Learn:

How to build the bridge between where you are and where you want to be.

Ways to stay safe in the face of fear and failure.

The path to experience less stress, more wins, and more joy.

How Reese Witherspoon, The Rock, Dolly Parton, and others leveraged risk for results.

About the Authors: 

Bet on You is written by leadership experts Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch. They have led successfully as Marines, executives, and entrepreneurs and have coached thousands of talented professionals to greater success.   

Learn more about their firm Lead Star and their innovative coaching program Year to Rise

More Than a Book.

Bet on You is your guide to clarifying your vision for your career, life, and the impact you’ll have.   

Unlock the free online companion to Bet on You and create your Risk Manifesto today.  

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You’ll discover:

How to reimagine the value of risk in your life. 

What to stop doing to get breakthrough results. 

What’s holding you back, and how to move past it. 

Your strengths, your dreams, and the starting points for achieving what matters. 

Praise for Bet on You and the Risk Manifesto:

“Better safe than sorry. That advice rings in our ears and holds us back well into adulthood. Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch help put risk taking in perspective. Bet on You: How to Win with Risk provides clear and proven steps for overcoming risk and achieving your dreams.” 

-- Jeff DeGraff, Professor, Co-author of The Creative Mindset 

“Anyone who wants to ignite meaningful change in their lives needs to read Bet on You. Angie and Courtney not only succeed in demystifying the concept of risk but also by offering a no-nonsense approach on how to initiate it. Their personal stories, combined with their direct guidance, will give you the courage and confidence to lead your life in ways most authentic to you.”

 -- Aria Finger, Former CEO of

“Given the current pace of geopolitical and technological change, successful leaders will be those who adapt and innovate while managing risk. Bet on You: How to Win with Risk invites readers to get out of their comfort zone, lead change, and win! It’s a timely, inspiring, and compelling read.” 

-- General Joseph Dunford, USMC (Ret.) and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 

“I’ve coached and mentored hundreds of leaders, and in the beginning not one of them was assuming sufficient risk or approaching risk in the right way—finally a book that will help. Morgan and Lynch brilliantly reveal how adding risk can lead to reward in ways that move leaders forward. You will finish Bet On You with a Personal Risk Manifesto, and the ability to be bold without being reckless.” 

-- Thomas A. Kolditz, PhD Founding Director, Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University

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Each chapter of Bet on You offers step-by-step guidance to complete your personal Risk Manifesto via a FREE, easy-to-use online tool. When you finish the book, you’ll be ready to leverage risk for success in meaningful ways.

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Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will.

You seek to thrive.

The pandemic inspired you to reflect on what’s truly important.

You sense you might not be living up to your full potential.  

3 Reasons You Need Bet on You: