Risk energizes some people, but it also paralyzes others. They won’t present a new idea at a meeting, ask for a raise or promotion, take a class in something difficult, or look for a new job. They might also be afraid of being fired for making a mistake. How can these people find the courage to take reasonable risks to help themselves and others?
- Introduction: What Risks Are Good Risks?
- The Key Idea: Always Have A Plan B. And Plan C
- Evaluate Workplace Risks: Will The Worst Happen?
- Research The Pros And Cons, And The Alternatives
- Anticipation Is Scarier Than The Actual Failure
- Cultivate Brave People For Support And Advice
- Practice With Safe Audiences First
- Better evaluate the likelihood of success for risky projects.
- Take more risks to improve a workplace and further a career.
- Take on a difficult task to practice probable failure.