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3 Making the decision to take a risky career move

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Everything in business today is risky. There is no such thing as a safe bet. It’s certainly risky to leave a familiar job with routines, expectations, and objectives that you’re comfortable with to test the limits of your courage and skills in a strange environment. But, as thousands of redundant employees in global companies can attest, it’s not exactly safe holding onto a job that’s as dependable as a leaky lifeboat. Whether you should decide to make that risky career move is entirely up to the nature of the risk and your ability to cope with the possible negative consequences.

The risk itself ...

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