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Why Risk Takers Do Better in Life


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Why Risk Takers Do Better in Life

  1. 1. Why Risk Takers Do Better in Life
  2. 2. Risk Takers Climb The Company Ladder Faster and Make More Money.
  3. 3. “With each one of those moves you have an opportunity for accelerated learning, accelerated compensation, versus someone who finds a place they're comfortable and sets and perches right there” - Jason Hanold
  4. 4. Risk Takers Are Early Adopters of Technology.
  5. 5. "As executive recruiters we tend to look for just the little nuances... sometimes, literally what [people are] bringing to the table, and you can get a sense for their [comfort with] risk," - Jason Hanold
  6. 6. People Who Are Risk-Averse May Have A Warped Perception Of Self.
  7. 7. “If you're a risk-adverse person working for a risk-taker, they may view you with more negative connotations than if you work for a more risk-adverse person [who may] view you as more responsible and measured, and they might embrace your risk-adverseness." - Jason Hanold
  8. 8. Risk-Averse People May Be Overly Fearful Of What Others Think.
  9. 9. "It's more interesting for other people to be around people who are comfortable in their own skin" - Jason Hanold
  10. 10. The Good News:
  11. 11. You Can Become More Comfortable With Risk.
  12. 12. "Understand where you're comfortable and where you're not comfortable, and continue to push your own boundaries into an area that's less comfortable" - Jason Hanold