How to Take Smart Risks When Making Career Moves


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One of the riskiest things you can do in your career is to try to eliminate risk entirely. 

In fact, it’s impossible—and unadvisable—to avoid risk. For example, if you’re not aware of the risk involved in a potential career move, it’s probably not a breakout opportunity.   

The world changes—as do our jobs, companies, and industries. Risk is omnipresent. An essential skill is to know how to navigate it. 

On the sixth episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Ben Casnocha and I discuss how to conceptualize, navigate, and endure risk.

Listen here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/if-you-dont-find-risk-risk-will-find-you/id1611250417?i=1000574978520