Tag Archives: risk

Scott’s Thoughts: Qualify Yourself

“Never take a job for which you are qualified. You won’t grow.” -Esther Dyson, Swiss-born American journalist, author, businesswoman, investor, commentator and philanthropist. Do you have at least one listing right now that scares you? No? Why not? You may be wondering what could possibly scare you about a listing. There are the obvious “problem” [...]

Continue Reading

Scott’s Thoughts: Sweet Indifference

“If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?” -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist, historian, and short story writer It’s natural to assess risk as we consider new adventures. Whether in business or in relationships, we plan, we size up our odds, and we imagine outcomes. Very little in this life is a sure [...]

Continue Reading

Scott’s Thoughts: An Honest Risk

“Our lives improve only when we take chances, and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” Walter Anderson, American artist. It’s a lesson some people don’t learn until much later in life, but it’s one that benefits us immensely the earlier we learn it: It is crucial [...]

Continue Reading