Taking risks

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Stumped? Ways 3 Companies Boost Creativity
Creativity

Stumped? Ways 3 Companies Boost Creativity

Routine can be a creativity killer. These three companies break the cycle.
Margaret Littman
Entrepreneurship is a Game of Calculated Risk
Radicals & Visionaries

Entrepreneurship is a Game of Calculated Risk

Calculated, or intelligent, risks, give an entrepreneur various options to approach problems.
Gerard Adams
To Grow, This Home Stager Said 'Yes,' and Figured It Out Later
Radicals & Visionaries

To Grow, This Home Stager Said 'Yes,' and Figured It Out Later

Screenwriter Meridith Baer began a home staging business by diving in before she'd nailed down the details.
Michelle Goodman
Habits Won't Make You Successful
Radicals & Visionaries

Habits Won't Make You Successful

Daily habits won't help you succeed at anything, except maybe becoming a robot.
Steve Tobak
A Simple Rule That Could Change Your Life (and How You Buy Books)
Radicals & Visionaries

A Simple Rule That Could Change Your Life (and How You Buy Books)

Evidence that finding even one solid idea in a book makes the purchase price completely worth it.
Robert Allen
How to Overcome 5 Excuses That Kill Entrepreneurship
Radicals & Visionaries

How to Overcome 5 Excuses That Kill Entrepreneurship

Sometimes what's stopping you is you: Telling the difference between caution and fear, between addressing risks and making them up.
Ravin Gandhi
How a Big Birthday Inspired One Man to Become a Franchisee
Franchisees

How a Big Birthday Inspired One Man to Become a Franchisee

Tim Huels took a risk, and it paid off. Here's how he did it.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Hey, Everyone! Let's Waste Some Money!
Finance

Hey, Everyone! Let's Waste Some Money!

How about establishing a 'waste money' fund for that unexpected business opportunity that just might pan out?
Jeff Shavitz
Why Risk-Takers Make the Big Bucks
Radicals & Visionaries

Why Risk-Takers Make the Big Bucks

Apple's Tim Cook has never launched a company, yet he is a far bigger risk taker than many who revel in calling themselves entrepreneurs.
Steve Tobak
The 5 Characteristics of True Entrepreneurs
Radicals & Visionaries

The 5 Characteristics of True Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs aren't like everyone else.
Brett Relander
9 Lessons Explorers Can Teach You From Their Impossible Expeditions
Entrepreneur Mindset

9 Lessons Explorers Can Teach You From Their Impossible Expeditions

Draw inspiration from stuntmen, aviators, mountain climbers and other opportunists who conquered against the odds.
Adam Toren
Why You Must Embrace the Danger of Adventure to Lead Effectively
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why You Must Embrace the Danger of Adventure to Lead Effectively

To live wondering "what if I had…?" is far more excruciating than any of the perils you'll face in your adventure.
Matthew Gonnering
5 Ways Mark Zuckerberg Took Risks, for Better or Worse
Taking risks

5 Ways Mark Zuckerberg Took Risks, for Better or Worse

Not every risk will pay off, but we can learn from all of them taken over the years by the king of social media.
Joel Comm
5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Risk-Taking
Taking risks

5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Risk-Taking

Focus on the known factors when you can, accept ambiguities -- and understand that failure is never the end of the road.
Larry Alton