We asked some of the most interesting folks in the community to open up about how they think about taking chances and the role risk has played in their lives and careers. Risk is by far the topic folks talk to us most about and we hope the responses below will help shed light on many different perspectives.

Fernanda Perez | Illustrator & UX/UI Designer

I view risk as an inherent part of growth and progress. It’s not something to be feared but rather understood and managed effectively. Recently I took one of the biggest risks in my professional and personal life as well. Read more>>

Onifade R. E. Colbert III | Founder & Head Baker

As a 16-year-old baker, I view risk-taking as an essential part of both my business and personal growth. Embracing risks has allowed me to push the boundaries of my creativity, experiment with new flavors and techniques, and ultimately, refine my craft. Read more>>

Alexis Johnson | Freight Dispatcher & Credit Repair Specialist

Risk is an essential aspect of decision-making and progress. It involves the potential for loss or failure but also presents opportunities for growth and success. In my case, taking risks is more about exploring new avenues of knowledge and trying out different approaches to problem-solving. Read more>>

Ian Fujimoto | Content Creator

Risk has played an enormous factor in my career as a content creator. The job in itself is one giant risk. People often associate “content creators” or “influencers” with these lavish living individuals who makes lots of money. The truth is far from that. It is a business. Read more>>

Lorinda Van Newkirk | Founder/CEO

owning your own brand is a risk everyday, your idea will it work. Read more>>