“If you want your career to take off, you may need to do the opposite of what risk managers try to do: Instead of focusing on how to reduce risks, you may need to embrace and enhance them.”
Ron Ashkenas at the Harvard Business Review says that risk management is all about identifying and analyzing threats that might compromise your success. But he adds that while mitigating risk is essential to many business questions, you should embrace the ‘R’ word when making decisions about your career.
His key point: Career success is dependent on maximizing your happiness, not reducing your risk.
(via Embracing Risk in Career Decisions - Ron Ashkenas - Harvard Business Review )
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