If we’re trained to be risk-averse, how do we embrace risk in our career path?

Posted on 10-21-2013 by
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Lawyers are taught from day one that for clients, “risk” is something to be mitigated or avoided wherever possible.  But what about personal risk? Is it better to remain in the safety of a defined career path like trying to “make partner,” or take a risk on a road less travelled? I took a chance on a move to a growing company… that promptly stopped growing and keeled over like Bill Hickok at a card game - but the risk, and the potential reward, was part of the job’s allure. Is your plan to play it safe, or what kinds of risks are you willing to take to get where you want to go? Check out this article and share your thoughts.

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