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Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Is It Worth Taking Risks in Life?

Marianna Glynska | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Marianna Glynska

There is a proverb, which sounds in Ukrainian: "He who doesn't risk, doesn't drink champagne" with the analogy in English "nothing ventured, nothing g...

A Suffering Of The Soul

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Similar to most descriptions of human potential such as intelligence, productivity, academic potential and financial success, we place psychological w...

Living on the Edge: Four Peculiar Risks of Living in the 21st Century

Tom Casano | Posted 07.29.2016 | Weird News
Tom Casano

Eating healthy? Too much of a good thing can be dangerous. Taking a vacation? The hotel you're staying in can make you sick. Buying a secondhand iPhon...

How risky are the World Economic Forum's top 10 emerging technologies for 2016?

The Conversation US | Posted 06.23.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University Take an advanced technology. Add a twist of fantasy. Stir well, and watch the action unfold. It's the perfe...

Going Against the Flow: Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code

Charu Sharma | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Charu Sharma

Prior to Women Who Code, Alaina worked at PUMA's headquarters in Germany, as well as Riviera Partners and Snip.it, acquired by Yahoo. Alaina is also a CodePath Advisor. She loves chocolate and has visited more than 60 countries.

This Is How Risk-Taking Changes As You Get Older

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.02.2016 | Science

If you love thrill-seeking activities like bungee-jumping or would leave a stable job for a risky start-up venture, there's a good chance that you're ...

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Finish What You Start

Heather Gray | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Heather Gray

Get to know yourself. When are you most successful with completing things? What works for you? Are you more productive at a certain time of day? Are there things that you find particular motivating? Who are your cheerleaders? Who will hold you accountable?

Three Things to Think About Before You Pull That PR Stunt

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

There comes a point in most people's lives when they consider pulling a PR stunt. This is an old tactic that has been used for years by companies in order to get attention. They are called "stunts" because they are bold moves that typically also have some type of risk associated with them.

Going Against the Flow: Nik Wallenda, Extreme Funambulist

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.08.2016 | San Francisco
Charu Sharma

Nik Wallenda is a 7th generation member of the legendary Wallenda family. Known world-wide for his incredible feats upon the high wire and beyond, Nik is the holder of 10 world records.

The Razor Scooter Incident

Sam Lanevi | Posted 04.26.2015 | College
Sam Lanevi

Maybe my father has been there at every accident, but he has also been there to pick me up and dust me off after every one.

3 Things to Not Do This Valentine's Day

Terri Trespicio | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Terri Trespicio

The moment when you're headed out the door and the night is nothing but potential--that's fun. And romantic. And brave. And way better than a margarita-sodden rendition of "I Will Survive." Again.

6 Risks You Won't Regret Taking

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

In a TED talk on the benefits of vulnerability, author and researcher Brené Brown offers this one simple truth for the next time you're hesitant to o...

5 Huge Risks With Huge Payoffs You Should Definitely Take Before You Die

| Jeff Haden | Posted 11.17.2014 | Small Business

What is the one thing we all have more than enough of? Regret. Someday we'll all look back and think, "What if? What if I had only done that.. o...

Why You Should Embrace Discomfort

Medium | Dennis Corsi | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

So you’ve hopped aboard this train because you want to design your life. You want to fly this shit show into space instead of letting it drive you d...

Divorce Confidential: Potential Risks When Litigating Move-Aways in Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 11.03.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

For my last installment in this three-part move-away series, I am going to explore the potential risks that you may face when you decide to litigate a move-away motion in court.

Bored Investors Beware

John G. Taft | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
John G. Taft

You may want to try to knock one out of the park. But your best chance of doing that is to remain patient, stay disciplined, hit singles and doubles and wait for what Warren Buffett famously calls "the fat pitch" before swinging for the fences.

Risk-Taking for Your Children: How Much Is Enough?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.18.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

We look to strike the right balance that will enable our children to experience life fully -- which means taking some risks -- and protecting them from experiences in which the potential costs outweigh the potential benefits.

4 New Year's Tips For College Students In 2014

Helen Drinan | Posted 04.07.2014 | College
Helen Drinan

In the spirit of new beginnings during this traditional time of reflection, I'd like to offer four tips for college students in 2014.

Guidelines For A Secure Future In Myanmar

Sebastien Marot | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
Sebastien Marot

I have worked now for 20 years in countries such as Cambodia or Laos, which experienced the same rapid opening to the world that Myanmar faces today. ...

The Biggest Risk Is the One You Never Take

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This fear, which exists inside all of us, is deep and remote. It conjures our earliest experiences and the dread that we feel when we are exposed reminds us of our most harrowing questions of childhood.

The Ties That Bond Us: What Demand For Government Debt Can Tell Us About the Risks Ahead

Takahiro Tsuda | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Takahiro Tsuda

Our new research shows that advanced economies' exposure to refinancing risk and changes in government borrowing costs depend mainly on who is holding the bonds -- the demand side for government debt.

The Ties That Bond Us: What Demand For Government Debt Can Tell Us About the Risks Ahead

Serkan Arslanalp | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Serkan Arslanalp

It's not news that emerging markets can be vulnerable to bouts of market volatility. Investors often pull sudden stops--they stop buying or start sell...

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! The Changing Image of Today's Nannies

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Nancy Rappaport

We owe it to the numerous women who show up every day to care for our children not to let headlines override our own judgment -- and their good work.

Class of 2012: This May Be Your Last Best Chance

Jimmy Dahroug | Posted 08.11.2012 | College
Jimmy Dahroug

You'll have the rest of your life to be conventional graduates. Now is the time to chase your dreams, while you're still young enough to start over if you fall.

Good Risks vs. Bad Risks

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Most people don't even think that there is another type of risk, but there is: Good risk involves listening to yourself, hearing and connecting with the part of you that is begging for expression but is being silenced because of a fear of rejection, embarrassment, or failure.