Salon Highlights: The Rewards of Risk-Taking

Being risk-averse can hold you back in your career. While we celebrate and amplify our successes, failure often occurs behind closed doors. Athena member Gavriella Schuster led members in a recent virtual salon about the power of risk-taking — and how that translates to greater success in your personal and professional life.

Read our key takeaways below. Members can view the full recording in the Resource Library.

  1. It doesn’t have to be big to feel risky. You likely take small risks every day. Diving into a difficult conversation, doing something for the first time, apologizing sincerely when you’ve wronged someone (large or small) all include an element of risk. Analyze those small moments of risk to build your own framework for risk-taking.

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