Volume Two

Maximize Your Potential

Edited By: Jocelyn K. Glei/
Foreword: Scott Belsky

Success isn't about being the best.
It's about always getting better.

Can you step outside your comfort zone? Bounce back from failure? Build new skills? Tapping into your true potential is no idle endeavor. It demands creativity, dedication, and a whole lot of hustle.

With wisdom from 21 leading creative minds, 99U's Maximize Your Potential will show you how to generate new opportunities, cultivate your creative expertise, build valuable relationships, and take bold, new risks so that you can utilize your talents to the fullest.

Watch the trailer for Maximize Your Potential:
With Contributions From:
Entrepreneur and Co-Author
The Start-up of You
Moonwalking With Einstein
Head of Behance
VP of Community, Adobe
Fast Company
Author & Professor
The Progress Principle
Founder & Author
So Good They Can't Ignore You
Author & CEO
The Medici Group
CEO & Founder
The Energy Project
inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity
The Myths of Creativity
Do More Great Work
Associate Director
Columbia University Motivation Science Center
Author & Blogger
Get More From Life
Chief Learning Officer
Lateral Action
Author & Researcher
The Mistake Bank
Sunny Bates Associates
Writer & Researcher
Stanford University
Entrepreneur & Author
These Days
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Maximize Your Potential will show you how to:
  1. Develop a “growth mindset” to stay competitive by constantly building new skills.
  2. Push outside of your comfort zone to build better work and creative habits.
  3. Identify your work sweetspot and create new opportunities for your career.
  4. Surround yourself with a network of collaborators to take your work to the next level.
  5. Mine your “failures” for valuable data about what works and what doesn’t.
  6. Embrace your power to make the outcome of any risk a success.
About the Editor
Jocelyn K. Glei
Editor-in-Chief, 99U

Jocelyn K. Glei leads the 99U in its mission to provide the "missing curriculum" on making ideas happen. She oversees the 99u.com website–which has won two Webby Awards for "Best Cultural Blog"–and leads the curation and execution of the popular 99U Conference.

Prior to joining 99U, Jocelyn was the global managing editor at the online media company Flavorpill. She is passionate about creating content-driven products that people love.