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Risk Takers

4 Things to Consider When Taking a Risk in This New Year

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

So when considering a risk this year or simply executing your New Year's resolutions, keep in mind these four key points that are the staples of successful risk takers:

Going Against the Flow: Arnaud Collin, CEO of Zenfolio

Charu Sharma | Posted 01.05.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Arnaud Collin is the CEO of Zenfolio, the leading web platform that allows photographers to host, showcase and sell their photos online. Arnaud is a former eBay executive with a strong track record of success in product innovation, marketing, and business operations.

Going Against the Flow: Mike Sharkey, CEO and Co-Founder of Autopilot

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.30.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Mike Sharkey is the CEO and co-founder of Autopilot, the easy and visual software for automating customer journeys, where he leads a team driven to help marketers harness the power of automation and build better relationships.

Going Against the Flow: Chuck Cohn, Founder & CEO of Varsity Tutors

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.26.2015 | Business
Charu Sharma

Chuck Cohn founded Varsity Tutors in 2007 at Washington University in St. Louis. Varsity Tutors is a live learning platform that connects students with personalized instruction to accelerate academic achievement.

Are You A Risk Taker? You're Probably More Intelligent

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Meet your new reason to skydive or pursue your "crazy" dream: People who take chances may have a more developed brain than their cautious counterpart...

Listening to the Mountain: The Right and Wrong of Risk

Bill Treasurer | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

Ed Viesturs is arguably the greatest American mountaineer that ever lived, or more accurately, lives. Ed has a reputation for being a calculated risk-taker, who refuses to compromise safety because of ambition.

Going Against the Flow: Leyla Seka, Head of SalesforceDesk.com

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

In her five years managing the AppExchange team, she helped grow Salesforce's robust and innovative partner ecosystem of startups and ISVs building and selling the next-generation of enterprise apps.

12 Most Amazing Daredevil Pictures

Oddee.comSo | David Moye | Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

Think you're a daredevil because you know how to pop a wheelie off the curb? Well, sad to say it, sucker: You're nothing compared to these risk ta...

Ten Strategies for Entrepreneurial Success

Renee and Don Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Renee and Don Martin

America has always been a beacon of entrepreneurialism because it is so deeply rooted in our history. Our country was founded and then settled by inno...

Discomfort as a Motivator

Danielle and Ariel Tredway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Danielle and Ariel Tredway

Discomfort plays an important role in taking that first leap into the unknown. For the last year we have been talking about the idea of starting a custom corset and lingerie company together.

Finding Inspiration for Invention in Life's Major Annoyances

Renee and Don Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Renee and Don Martin

To paraphrase a well-worn idiom, annoyance is the mother of invention. So, mompreneurs, if your revenues are dwindling and you need to develop new pr...