Enoughness With Lisa Wang

21. How To Live a Fearless Life with Jean Case, CEO of Case Foundation, Chairman, National Geographic Society



Jean Case is a prolific executive, investor, philanthropist, and impact investing pioneer. She is the Chairman of the National Geographic Society and CEO of the Case Foundation, which has been recognized for addressing significant social challenges and driving exponential impact. Jean is also the author of her latest book, Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose. Jean is dedicated to social impact and she and her husband Steve Case joined The Giving Pledge and publicly reaffirmed their commitment to give away the majority of their wealth to fund worthy charitable causes. In today’s episode, Jean talks to us about how to take big bets, how to step outside of your comfort zone, and what it really takes to create a big vision and an extraordinary, fearless life. The 5 principles of being fearless (4:10) The importance of “failing in the footsteps of giants” (5:44) Social media’s impact on perceived success (6:15) How to create urgency in your life even without life threatening situ