Thinking about risk: What would Helen Keller say?

When thinking about entrepreneurship and starting a new company, risk taking is mandatory. I actually think that for any venture to move forward, a person has to be willing to undertake calculated risk.

Taking it down to a common scenario, you have to be willing to take a risk in the kitchen to try a new recipe. The meal might become your new favorite, but there is an element of chance that it might be truly terrible, isn’t there? Most of us kitchen adventurers don’t think twice about risking a few dollars in ingredients and some time for the chance to cook something wonderfully tasty!

On this list, I love the 5th quote-

“Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” — Helen Keller

But risk in business, though vital is also exactly that- risk. Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs know how important measuring the potential gains and losses is to making the best decisions. That doesn’t mean you can shy away from taking any chances if you want to improve and succeed, but it does mean that those risks should be carefully measured.

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5 Quotes on Risk That Will Have You Ready to Take Action
Nothing ventured, nothing gained — right? Get ready to face some risk with these inspiring calls to action.

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