High-wire daredevil Nik Wallenda is the holder of seven Guinness World Records, among which are the highest four-level eight-person pyramid on the wire, the highest and longest bicycle ride on a wire, and hanging from a helicopter by his teeth. He has walked across Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon in stunts broadcast to 178 countries around the world. He is also the author of a new book, Facing Fear: Step Out in Faith and Rise Above What’s Holding You Back, which tells the story of Nik and his family, seven generations of aerial artists, and offers practical advice for readers to overcome whatever fears are holding them back in life or business.

Beyond Nik’s superhero, daredevil powers, there is something even more important to learn from his story: the presence of fear—how it shows up, or in some cases doesn’t; what it means; and what each one of us can do with it.

Listen to the full episode to hear Nik’s story and how he came to do what he does.

A few lessons from Nik…


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