Before you start reading today’s Creative Gist, open a music player of your choice and hit play on Bruno Mars’ ‘Grenade’ because we’re discussing career risks, which can be positively or negatively explosive.
As a creative, you’re most likely passionate about your craft and determined to scale up to a level of excellence visible to and embraced by a global audience. But like someone pining after their crush or trying to win their love, you must take calculated risks to attain your biggest career goals.
Read on to see what other creatives think about taking career risks and the kind of risks they’ve taken.
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Renowned fantasy author Neil Gaiman said, “If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will have gained.” We don’t expect you to be reckless or catch a grenade for your career, but only you know what risk is enough or too much to take to reach the peak of your creative career.
What career risks have you taken or are you willing to take to get your desired result as a creative? Do share with us below.
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