"We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down." - Kurt Vonnegut
Putting yourself out there can be frightening. However, having the courage to overcome that fear and take risks is rewarding. And, with risk-taking, there is no such thing as failure. If you achieve your goal, the risk paid off. If you don’t, you have the opportunity to assess the risk you took, figure out what you can do differently and try again. However, not taking a chance at all may cause you to lose out an exciting job, promotion, or opportunity. The excitement of growth, meeting new people and seeing things differently can only come with taking a chance.
Here are some resources to assist you in becoming a calculated risk-taker.