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How to Find the Courage to Take That Professional Risk

If you haven’t heard of Nick Vujicic, you need to keep reading. Born with a rare disorder that left him without arms or legs, Vujicic battled as a kid with feelings of confusion and anger over why he was different from everyone around him.

But time and reflection helped Vujicic realize that he has the power to live his life however he chooses, regardless of his differences. He now travels the world as a speaker and author, inspiring everyone he meets to fulfill their own passions and live fearlessly.

In this one-minute video, Vujicic talks about why taking risks and being willing to “try and fail” is a hugely important part of life. Whether you’re building up the courage to ask for a raise or considering a major career shift, sometimes all we need is that little push to take a chance on something we know could be great.

Check out the video below, and let Vujicic’s words inspire you today.

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