How do you think about risk? What role has taking risks played in your life/career? Check out responses from hidden gems from our community below.

Vanity Rodriguez | Mindset Coach | Conversation Creator | Mother

When considering risk, I see it as an essential ingredient for growth and progress. Embracing risks has been pivotal in shaping both my life and career. Stepping into the unknown with God, trusting that each challenge is an opportunity for learning and advancement, has allowed me to confidently choose faith over my fear. Read more>>

Jin Patton | DFW Cosmetologist

I used to be terrified of taking risks. Always nervous of what others thought of me, a real people pleaser. The things I’ve been through in life have impacted me in this way the most. You can’t be scared of something you’ve never tried. It might be the best decision you’ve ever made. Moving across country on my own at 24, brought me out of my comfort zone more than ever before. But a risk I was willing to take. It brought me a new life, a wonderful husband, a new family, a new home, and a business I’d never imagine having. Read more>>

 Julie Araujo | Owner

I feel like you’ll never succeed if you don’t take a risk. Everything in life is a risk and you shouldn’t be scared to take it because that means a great chance of succeeding in anything you do. I took a huge risk on starting a new permanent jewelry business in my early 50’s. I’m so glad I did because I love it and succeeding is a great feeling. Of course it was scary but so worth it. Take the risk, succeed and love your life at any age. Read more>>