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September 11, 2013

Five Smart Risks To Set Yourself Apart In Cautious Times

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it’s impossible to not be impacted by all that’s going on in the world right now. From ISIS to Ebola, there’s no shortage of headlines giving us reasons to feel afraid, anxious , hunker down, and exercise extreme caution. Certainly in the climate of fear that has evolved around us, there are many people who are doing just that. While being super-cautious and avoiding uncertainty may seem like the smartest, safest option, this can actually be the riskiest path to follow. Fear drives us to both overestimate the risk and underestimate our ability to handle it. A highly contagious emotion, it can spread like a virus – not only in our personal psyche but in the collective psyche of our team, organization and society. So as the fear barometer heats up, we must be vigilant. We cannot allow the anxiety of others to […]