A great leader takes and overtakes risks.
Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive—the risk to be alive and express what we really are. – Miguel Angel Ruiz
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. – Ray Bradbury
The first step in the risk management process is to acknowledge the reality of risk. Denial is a common tactic that substitutes deliberate ignorance for thoughtful planning. – Charles Tremper
If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough. – Mario Andretti
It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all. – Edward de Bono
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Andre Gide
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being. – Paul Tillich
Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise. – Anonymous
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn
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Special acknowledgement to Symphony of Love: Inspiring Love, Peace, and Happiness for the beautiful and insightful photo.
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Other articles of the same issue:
J.- J. Dordain (European Space Agency) : “Let’s not forget to dream!”
Leonardo da Vinci: An Undaunted Dreamer
Why Should We Chase Dreams?
25 Innovative Leaders (Part II)
Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action (TED Video)