Liberating Leadership, Innovation and Creativity

The Benefits of Being a Risk Taker


Have you read this compelling article from Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw called Avoiding risk is the riskiest course of action?

It’s filled with thought-provoking insights. Here’s one that’s really interesting:

Fear of risk is one of the greatest barriers to innovation and intrapreneurialism. Risk is a term that strikes fear in the hearts of many leaders – especially those who consider themselves to work in severely risk-averse contexts. However, taking a risk is NOT about being irresponsible, naive or reckless. Calculated risks still require due diligence.

For more of Dr Yashin-Shaw’s perspectives, check out the full article.

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