We asked some brilliant folks from the community to talk to us about how they think about risk and the role risk has played in their lives and careers.

LaTerra Wair | Multi-Media Content Creator

I always think that risk our scary. There’s just something about betting everything on a feeling that you have in your chest sometimes, no matter how much evidence you have to support the decision. I believe that the entire idea of content creation as a career that I have made is the biggest risk I have taken in my life, although it was the best possible one I could have taken, I am not sure if a lot of individuals know but when you decide to pursue creative fields there are a lot of risk associated with it due to the field being so saturated. There are so many ups and downs that play into multi-media creation and thats not even including the financial burden that taking this kind of risk can play. Although what I have learned from taking this type of risk is that you really get back what you put into things. You have to know that if you choose to bet on a risk as a career theres a lot of time and effort that goes into it so be prepared, but they pay off is more than worth it. Read more>>

Kimberly Prince Scott | Founder, CEO

Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of guiding my clients in assessing their tolerance for investment risk. In this process, I’ve realized that I possess a remarkable courage for risk. I firmly believe that there can be no reward without risk, a principle I apply in my professional life and personal ventures. Despite my aversion to losing at the casino, I fearlessly tread the entrepreneurial path, a testament to my unwavering courage. Read more>>

Shana Stewart | Microloc Consultant

What’s life with no risk? I am a risk taker for sure! Whenever I get the urge to partake in a business adventure, I prefer to jump with no parachute! I know! I know! You all are thinking “ girl you’re crazy!” But, every business I have ever endeavored in succeeded! I must say I am very strategic and precise when I choose to embark upon my career choices. Read more>>

Jerry Runnels | Videographer & Recording Studio Engineer

I feel like taking risk is necessary in life in order to advance or at least try to advance in one’s career. It’s like you’ll never know what could have been or how far you’ve could’ve gone if you don’t take them (risks that is). Read more>>

jodi hendrickson | Owner/Founder

Risk is what it is all about. You can’t move forward without taking a risk. If you have some idea or thought that continues to nag at you, you must do it. Your soul is telling you to make the effort. If you fall, it will most definitely open new doors. Risk IS EVERYTHING! Read more>>