It might seem strange that the first of ten Right Risk principles deals with silence. Come on, you might be thinking, let’s fast-forward to where the action is! Risk-taking is all about action, right? Risk-taking is James Bond throttling a motorcycle off a cliff and parachuting into a waiting speedboat; it’s Indiana Jones creeping into a cobwebbed chamber clutching his bullwhip; it’s John Rambo demolishing a foreign army all by himself; and it’s Lara Croft karate-chopping a baldheaded villain. Risk-taking is, archetypically, the hero putting his life on the line to save the damsel in distress from the racing locomotive. Heck, even risk-taking of a less action-packed nature involves doing something. Risk-taking is the protester marching,

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