Guest Post by Rochelle Royal William Gurstelle is the Ballistics and Pyrotechnics Editor for Popular Mechanics magazine. Far from risk-averse, it’s his belief through years of research that a person’s inclination to risk-taking has a profound…Read More
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In the Wall Street Journal, a puzzling question blazed as a headline: “Is Innovation Killing the Soap Business?” There is an interesting thing happening in the soap industry. In early 2012, Tide® Pods™ were introduced….Read More
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Last week was Spring Break. We packed up and headed to Colorado for a week of skiing. I don’t ski though. Never have, and may never. It is not an issue of stamina, just slightly…Read More
As we look back, we evaluate things that went wrong as well as the things that went right. Writing is no different, so I went back and looked at what my top 10 least read…Read More
Life risks happen all the time. How we approach them defines the outcomes of each risk we take. The Life Risk 2×2 Matrix provides a way to think about it and engage.
My life-changing risk was set. I was going to quit my job, get married, move to a city where we knew no one, and start college. Life-changing risks need a plan. The outcome is not only life-changing; it is needed in order to avoid becoming a part of the parasite culture.
Being young means taking risks. My big one happened driving a Chevy Biscayne down an old dirt road. We all take stupid risks from time-to-time. You never know which ones you will survive and which ones will knock you off life’s balancing beam. As we live our life, we need to do it boldly yet balanced with sanity, clarity of purpose, and rational thought behind choices made.
Risks are all around us in life. We need to take the right type of risk in order to move our life forward in a spirit-filled, meaningful way. What types of risk do you see in life around you?