Are you a Risk Taker?

By |October 14th, 2013|Leadership, Qualifications, Qualifications Certificate IV, Qualifications Diploma, Resources, School of Business, School of Civil, Construction, Mining, School of Corporate Governance, School of Leadership, Schools, Shortcourses|

"To get ahead, you must put yourself on the line. That's how individuals succeed, and that's how companies succeed. With the increasing rate of change, 'the status quo' is almost nonexistent - you are constantly at risk." Mitchell Prosner, Executive Essentials , Avon Books,NY, 1987, p. 255. Smile & ponder Two seeds lay side by side in the fertile spring soil. The first seed said, ‘I want to grow! I want to send my roots deep into the soil beneath me, thrust my sprouts through the earth’s crust above me, unfurl my tender buds like banners to announce the arrival of spring… I want to feel the warmth of the sun on my face and the blessing of the morning dew on my petals!’ And so she grew. The second seed said, ‘I am afraid. If I send my roots into the ground below, I don’t know what I will encounter in [...]