Want to Become a Great Risk-taker?

Without knowing when and how to take risks, you and your organization can lose market share, relevance, and potentially become obsolete. Risk-taking is one of the greatest leadership tools available and is imperative to the long-term growth of any organization.

In this course, author and innovation thought leader Deborah Perry Piscione reveals the key differences between gambling and calculated risk-taking, and how to master the skills of risk-taking. Once you as a leader have figured out how and when to take risks, you can then build a culture that not only focuses on producing the work, but also creates and executes a steady flow of ideas to improve every aspect of the organization.

About Deborah

Deborah Perry Piscione is a venture capitalist, thought leader in innovation + web3, advisor (in web3) bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, and keynote speaker.

Her latest book “The People Equation: Innovation is People, Not Products,” focuses on the key ingredients to company growth in a fertile economy. In the book, Deborah shares Improvisational Innovation, an annual innovation process she architect to democratize the opportunity for anyone to innovate, in every corner of the company.

In her global bestselling book, “Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn From the Innovation Capital of the World” (St. Martin’s Press), Deborah covers the characteristics of the Silicon Valley ecosystem, the history of how the culture evolved, the future of innovation and exponential technologies, and how Silicon Valley can be replicated in a similar alchemy. The book is a “New York Times” and “Wall Street Journal” bestseller, and sold in 39 countries.

As a serial entrepreneur, Deborah created four companies, including freshwear, a patented garment that whisks away sweat and odor and Alley to the Valley,™ the country’s leading women’s community for fast-tracking, revenue generating business opportunities. Deborah served as the co-founder of Chump Genius, a gaming and brand franchise, and the former CEO and Chief Marketing Officer of BettyConfidential, a leading content site and recognizable brand on the web for women.

Deborah speaks globally on the Silicon Valley ecosystem, innovation process and risk-taking leadership for clients such as London School of Economics, TedX, Accenture and Council on Foreign Relations. She is also an author for LinkedIn Learning, and her course on “Risk-taking for Leaders” has now been translated into Mandarin, German and French.

Prior to moving to Silicon Valley, Deborah spent 18 years in Washington, DC as a former congressional & White House staffer for foreign policy, and on-air commentator for CNN, MSNBC & CNN.