Category: Risk

New Article on Risk-Taking and the Social Cost of Innovation

Have you ever wondered why certain innovations that are clearly superior to the technologies already in place take so long to catch on?  Kim Barnes recently wrote an article that discusses the “social cost” of innovation as one of the

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Five Tools for Successful Risk-Taking

Intelligent and effective risk-taking can be successfully executed by following a set of tools. This five blog post series will feature one tool per post so that by the end, you have acquired a toolkit for risk-taking. The first tool in planning

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The Fear of Risk-Taking

Halloween is all about scary things. Any day of the year, though, risk-taking can be scary. Preparing to take a risk can be like standing at the entrance of a haunted house – you can never be sure what negative

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Do the Right Thing!

by Lauren Powers, Senior VP, Business Development As I have been following the recent stories about the problems at Penn State, I have been trying to understand how so many people stepped away from doing the right thing. I found

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Risks: Apparent, Actual, and Intelligent. A Lesson from Mushrooms

One of our favorite blogs is Seth’s Blog, by Seth Godin. Seth Godin is an author and speaker who writes for the business world. A recent blog article by Seth Godin dealt with risk, both apparent risk and actual risk.

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