I really enjoyed this meditation on risk, risk assessment, and achievement! So many times in my own life, I’ve taken big risks, or avoided them, and I’ve gotten so much less joy out of letting the status quo keep me in place. Enjoy and explore….
Before you delve into the heart of this post, for the next few minutes, I’d like you to reflect on your life and the many times you avoided risks and opted for the path of least resistance—the path that was comfortable and predictable.
Looking back, what did you see?
Here’s what you likely saw. The things that seemed so scary and risky at the time now seem like missed opportunities—many of which you can never regain. But that’s the past, which has been etched in history. Let’s look at the present through the lenses of the next question.
How high are you willing to fly?
For many of you, your natural instinct is to think deeply and weigh every factor very carefully before arriving at a definitive conclusion. Although the question is a fairly simple one, you are hesitant to offer a direct response because at…
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