The Risk and When to Take It
On the latest episode of my podcast, Creative Confidential, I posted an essay about taking risk.
Here's an except from that episode:
Today we talk about risk.
New Years is always a time for reflection and setting goals, whether you want to change aspects of your personal life or your professional life.
Sometimes the pathway to get to where you want to go isn’t easy. Actually, often it is not easy. The path can be a treacherous one with risks at every turn.
No matter how many times you visualize accomplishing your goals, you will never anticipate all the risks and possible pitfalls that you will encounter along the way.
If you have found an idea that you can’t give up, an idea that consumes your thoughts when you should be focused on other things, then you are onto something worth pursuing. Sometimes you have an idea. Sometimes the idea has you, and that is the beginning of a journey.
If you have always wanted to be a filmmaker, if you’ve always wanted to be a novelist or work in the music industry, now is the time.