We all have the capacity for personal risktaking. In business environments the challenge for corporate entrepreneurs becomes how to recognize and juggle strategic opportunities and personal stretch goals with that of managing the currency of risk – financial and political.
But let’s not forget that responsible risktaking is also about leveraging opportunities for short-term business traction as well as longer-term career and relationship benefits.
When was the last time you assessed your Risktaking Style?
Entrepreneur / Risk Enabler Risk Adopter Risk Skeptic Risk Avoider
Entrepreneur / Risk Enabler
- Change, in general, is difficult for you to accept, adopt, and implement
- You become less of an avoider when you trust the team and your manager
- You manage the status quo and may sabotage change if too far outside your comfort zone