Everyone wants to be more successful, even though definitions of success vary wildly. You might picture success as accumulating wealth, or as achieving a position of power in an organization, or even as having more time to spend with your family members and friends.
Strangely enough, there’s one pattern of thinking that’s important to achieving any measure of success, no matter how you define it, and with the right approach, you can master it for yourself: being comfortable taking risks.
Why risk-taking leads to success.
Modeling yourself after risk-takers isn’t necessarily a good thing, since survivorship bias can skew the reality of the situation. That said, there are some real ways that taking more risks can make you more successful: