Risk Aversion: The Next Big Dream Killer
And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. –Erica Jong Have you ever heard of somebody on their death bed, tears in their eyes, overwhelmed with regret, saying, “I wish I would have spent more time working at that dead-end job.” Uh, probably not. Why? Because regrets are focused around those things in our lives we wished we would have accomplished and never did. Whether it’s starting your own business, traveling the world, moving to Key West or writing a novel, everybody has big dreams for themselves and their lives. So why is it that so many of us never accomplish the things we want for ourselves? Simple. We live in a risk adverse culture….