To win in life, sometimes you have to take a risk.
When the stakes are high and the pressure's on, more often than not, those that win are the ones who are prepared to take a professional gamble and risk almost everything they've got in pursuit of ultimate success.
Now, we're not saying you should be reckless or irresponsible, but what we are saying is: that taking the occasional risk can mean the difference between mediocrity and magnificence.
A little unsure? Perhaps these five famous quotes on taking risks will help...
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The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. - Mark Zuckerberg
Just taking risks for risk's sake, that doesn't do it for me. I'm willing to take risks that I think are worth it, and I've worked so hard to make sure that I survive. - Chris Hadfield
I don't believe in pitfalls. I believe in taking risks and not doing the same thing twice. - Guy Laliberte
Never stop taking risks. Just keep reaching. - Ryan Eggold
Journalists couldn't do their jobs overseas without taking risks, and the same is true for diplomats and intelligence officers. - David Ignatius