Why People Don’t Like to Take Chances

We are taught from a very early stage by our parents, to be careful. We are told to look both ways before crossing the street and not to eat what is unfamiliar. Most parents want their kids to live beyond their years and this requires teaching them to be cautious about many things. It was … Read more

Taking More Chances Leads to a More Fulfilling Life

No one ever gets anywhere if they don’t take a chance. Therefore, it follows suit that you go even further in life if you take more chances. But how do you go about that and what kinds of chances should you take? Many chances you take will likely require money. If you are thinking of … Read more

Taking Chances on Starting a Business

Have you ever thought about starting a new business but were too afraid to take a chance on doing it? You may have thought about what a great feeling it would be to not have to answer to anyone and be your own boss. But then you think of what kind of business you would … Read more

Taking Chances on a New Career

People find jobs they are suited for when they are young. At least, they believe they found the right kind of job. But as they progress, many feel disillusioned with the career they chose, feeling it isn’t what they thought it would be. They think about changing careers, but that often means starting over. That … Read more

Taking Chances for Bigger Thrills

People want to be safe in everything they experience. We always want to see if others experienced something before we decide to pursue that experience ourselves. But the very idea of staying safe can actually bring us to a point of not living the life we really want to live. Take skydiving, for instance. Many … Read more

Is Taking a Calculated Risk the Same Thing as Gambling?

When gamblers head to Vegas to place bets, they can use the odds that the casinos publish to make better wagers. But are the odds that casinos publish accurate? Even if they were, do most gamblers pay attention to them? It’s possible that some do, but in most cases gamblers are shooting blind. Besides, the … Read more

Don’t Like to Take Chances? Try Hiring a Coach

Most people avoid taking chances like the plague. It leaves them vulnerable to making the wrong choice and it sets them up for ridicule. This reason often keeps people from taking chances. Many times taking these chances is the answer to living a happier life. So if you are not very good at taking chances … Read more

Does High Risk Equate to High Returns?

No matter what the venture, it seems that people who take the highest risks reap the benefits of high returns. You may have heard the comparison around risk vs. return several times in the past. But people take high risks all the time and lose a lot of money. So is there truth to the … Read more

Are You Afraid of Success?

Much is written about the fear of failure but did you know there is an even stronger fear of success by many? This doesn’t get written about as much because it doesn’t seem like it should be a problem. Fear is a lack of knowledge. When people fear doing something, it is because they don’t … Read more

Are You Afraid Of Failure?

People can be so afraid of failure that they do everything imaginable to avoid it. They avoid taking any chances because if they try something and it doesn’t work out, they will be looked upon as a failure. To make matters worse, we often see successful people profiles in the media and think they must … Read more