There is intrinsic risk with everything that you do, and it is really hard to tell the future. Wherever you go and whatever you do have a certain level of positive or negative impact on your life. Of course we all hope for the positive, but the truth is, is that there are always issues that arise. There are always unforeseen conditions. As much as exploring and being opportunistic can open up new doors, you have to be very mindful not to take too much risk. Jumping into high of risk ventures, without having prior knowledge or experience, can be like jumping into murky jungle waters. You just don’t always know what can be under the surface.
Make sure you understand your risk portfolio. You need to take calculated risks, so that in the event the worst case occurs, you are able to weather the storm. You audacity is your risk meter. It is indicative of how much risk you are able and willing to take. Nativity mixed with high risk can put you in a really bad situation.
Always try to be forward thinking, try to be proactive about resolving issues before they occur, and don’t over leverage yourself. When those unforeseen issues do arise, stay strong and be creative with dealing with risks that have high loss potential.