1 | It takes a certain amount of risk to achieve success. People who are successful have something unique about their work, a smart decision they made, or perhaps a great work ethic. All of those things can be seen as risks (of trying something new, of not working out, of missing out on other things) but if you don’t risk the failure, you don’t get a chance at the success that comes as the flipside.
2 | Risks don’t have to be something spontaneous. Doing risk assessment is a smart idea. Write a pros and cons list and think through the impacts before you take a big leap.
3 | Put yourself out of your comfort zone. Taking risks is character building, and it opens your mind to new possibilities. You don’t need to turn your life around 180 degrees to get out of your comfort zone; risks can be small-scale too. Take small steps to add some new elements to your life and work and it will do wonders for your learning.