Risk

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Straight Talk: What a Lifelong Love of Poker Taught Me About Business
Managing Risk

Straight Talk: What a Lifelong Love of Poker Taught Me About Business

Poker is a high-wire act that any CEO could recognize. You're managing risk at all times, and you're making decisions based on insufficient information.
Zach Ferres
7 Reasons Your First Business Will Fail
Business Failure

7 Reasons Your First Business Will Fail

If you understand why this is the case, you'll be able to better prepare yourself and potentially avoid some of the pitfalls of first-time business ownership.
Jayson DeMers
7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Began as an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Began as an Entrepreneur

Risk comes with the job, but you don't have to take every gamble.
Brian Roberts
Why 'Big Risk, Big Reward' Is a Myth
Risk

Why 'Big Risk, Big Reward' Is a Myth

The notion that entrepreneurs have to risk everything to be successful is nonsense.
Steve Tobak
3 Crucial Questions to 'Fail Proof' Your New Business Idea
Business Plans

3 Crucial Questions to 'Fail Proof' Your New Business Idea

Risk is inherent but minimizing it is pretty much common sense, when you stop to think about it.
Daniel DiPiazza
This Bakery Chain's Incredible Story Began With a Brain Tumor and Nothing to Lose
Leadership

This Bakery Chain's Incredible Story Began With a Brain Tumor and Nothing to Lose

A close call with death left Mr. Holmes Bakehouse CEO Aaron Caddel unafraid to take risks and question assumptions.
Lydia Belanger
Sorry But Successful People Don't Care About Your Brilliant Idea
Starting a Business

Sorry But Successful People Don't Care About Your Brilliant Idea

Having an idea is so close to nothing that nobody who has actually done anything cares about your idea.
Daniel DiPiazza
How Men and Women Take Risk Differently in Business
Gender Differences

How Men and Women Take Risk Differently in Business

How you perceive risk depends on internal factors you've never considered.
Ted Devine
Tim Ferriss's 7-Step Checklist for Overcoming Fear
Books

Tim Ferriss's 7-Step Checklist for Overcoming Fear

If you are nervous about making a big jump, the best-selling author has your antidote.
Tim Ferriss
The Path to Big Success Is Giving Your Team Permission to Fail
Lessons

The Path to Big Success Is Giving Your Team Permission to Fail

Without running calculated risks any success you achieve will be stunted.
Jim Joseph
Wanna Get Filthy Rich? Listen to the Guys From 'Gold Rush.'
Entertainment

Wanna Get Filthy Rich? Listen to the Guys From 'Gold Rush.'

Where machines and moose and millions collide-we traveled all the way to the Yukon to learn how to make money from a hole in the ground.
Dan Bova
4 Attributes That Set Entrepreneurs Apart From Employees
Entrepreneur Mindset

4 Attributes That Set Entrepreneurs Apart From Employees

If you can't tolerate the risk needed to reach the reward, you're not ready to start your own business -- yet.
Paul Evans
Encouraging Smart Risk Taking Doesn't Mean Tolerating Dumb Mistakes
Leadership

Encouraging Smart Risk Taking Doesn't Mean Tolerating Dumb Mistakes

Your company needs to encourage a prudent approach to taking the risks necessary to maximize your potential.
Gordon Tredgold
Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America's Greatest Risk Takers
Inspiration

Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America's Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
Matthew Toren