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Take Risks but Don’t Be Reckless

My generation is given to living life on the edge. Telling a 20-something year old to “take risks” could be counterproductive to real progress in something positive. This is mostly due to the cultural enslavement to immediate gratification. We have to have what we want NOW. No one wants to wait; no one wants to count the cost. We take “risks” everyday to make sure our needs are pacified, never reaching any level of satisfaction. Our credit scores speak to this fact. Or we never opened a line of credit in fear we would spend out of control. These days, NO credit is likened unto BAD credit. With no financial leverage, you’re in sad shape.

Learn the difference between taking a risk and being reckless. If the a possible result is disaster, that is reckless. If probable result would give you an edge with sweaty hands, increased responsibility, and nervousness… that is a risk. Take risks. Don’t be reckless.


About Keila Harris

An MBA graduate with an unparalleled ability to keep a team focused on the goal with clear deliverables to produce for specific results. I am a self-starter. I began a nonprofit organization in 2012 called the DBMH Project, Inc. and then authored a book as well. I love the intersection of business and technology and solving problems alongside colleagues dedicated to their work. I like to focus on growth strategies through SMART goals and accountability. I believe power is in the execution of constant learning and open, humble self-improvement. Therefore I read incessantly and expand my network at every opportunity. #PayItForward #SuccessIsTheJourney


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