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90: STRIVE: How Doing The Things Most Uncomfortable Leads to Success with Author and Futurist, Scott Amyx

September 19, 2018

95: How Doing The Things Most Uncomfortable Leads to Success with author, Scott Amyx 

Scott Amyx is the Chair & Managing Partner at Amyx Ventures and Singularity University/ Smart City Accelerator Mentor and Startup Board Member. 

Drawing on his own powerful story of an impoverished immigrant frequently told that he would mount to nothing, Amyx, now a celebrated venture capitalist and futurist, describes his meteoric rise from obscurity to prominence, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not intellect, opportunities or even network but pursuing personal change that’s uncomfortable. In this book, Scott takes readers into his defining life moments and stories from some of the most unlikely individuals who persevered through change to become outrageously successful. He also mines fascinating insights from history and shows what can be gleaned from modern experiments in high performance. Finally, he shares what he’s learned from interviewing dozens of high achievers—from corporate CEOs, unicorn startup entrepreneurs to global policy leaders. Strive shows how you can shape your life and your career, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of delightful surprise.

Scott’s feature book Strive is available for order. Find out how doing the things most uncomfortable leads to success. Pioneering thought leader Scott Amyx shows anyone striving to succeed, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are, that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but doing the things uncomfortable he calls “strive”. 

 

TED Profile: https://www.ted.com/profiles/5517138

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottamyx

Twitter Handle: @AmyxIoT

Speech Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNnVp5hGUCRoY-XpPDoGPMA

Website: https://scottamyx.com/

 

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