Everything in life as we know it is about taking risks. We have to decide which are necessary and how we can minimize the risk to a degree that we can feel safe. When you are choosing home business opportunities the risk is a real factor to be considered. However in most cases the risk can be minimal.
First though let’s think about the risk-taking itself. Some people are not willing to gamble with even a penny because they are so skeptical. If this is severe, they may never step out of their comfort zone and may have to be satisfied with the status-quo their entire lives. This can mean staying in an unfulfilling job that is never going to ‘go’ anywhere. It can mean passing up all opportunities to exceed their current, unsatisfactory level of income.
So really it seems much more of a healthy perspective to tolerate at least some level of risk,
If you have ever baked a cake and did not follow the directions in the recipe, you may have had an inedible disaster. If you are lucky (and creative) you may be able to rescue it by crumbling it over ice cream, or some other way to think of cake.
It’s pretty much the same with most things – there are correct ways to do things, and some ways work better than others. Some things lend themselves to creativity in that you can sometimes do them slightly differently and they will still work. You may even be able to improve upon them. For others though it is imperative that you stick to the recipe if you want the same results as you envision – for example our cake.
When you are doing something new, that you have never done before or that you are really not sure of how to do it exactly, it is a logical conclusion to realize you need some direction. Even the hyper-creative or non-conformist should have some frame of reference – or ‘ballpark’