The Risk Optimistic explores the value of risk, the opportunity of risk, and the belief that taking a chance is worth it.
To fulfill the promise of the American Dream, we must be a country fueled by people willing, and able, to take the calculated risk. We asked those who live and work on risk’s front lines to check the pulse of risk in America.
Mr. Kauffman challenged his associates – at Marion Laboratories and at his Foundation – to take calculated risks. But what is risk for a privileged foundation? For us, it is an imperative.
The founder of Girls Who Code on how programming can teach girls to be brave and take risks.
I know I am more fulfilled than I would have been had I not taken the opportunity, or risk, moving away and starting over. I have met wonderful people and had amazing experiences. I learned that I can be successful on my own and that I am more resilient than I ever thought I could be.
— Jennifer Connolly