In our experience, most folks, including ourselves don’t have enough of an understanding of risk and the role it plays in our lives and careers and so we have made a concerted effort as a team to have conversations about risk with our interviewees. We’ve shared some highlights below.

Sabree Cotton | Licensed Esthetician & Spa Owner

I believe that taking risks is essential for leading a successful life and business. Taking risks means you’re not afraid to try new things. The biggest risk I’ve taken in life was moving myself and my family across the country to Houston less than 2 years ago and completely starting a brand new business in an unknown place. Read more>>

Christian Luke | President of Operations & Dispositions

I definitely am a believer in taking calculated risk. From my perspective sometimes you have to be willing to take that jump and at least attempt to get whatever you are going for. To the best of your ability, you want to sure you are personally and financially in an ideal situation whenever that time comes or whenever the opportunity presents itself. Read more>>

Kelly Novobielski | Hair Stylist

Risk taking is undeniably pertinent when starting and growing a business! Sure it seems scary when you first think about it, but then you soon come to realize that with out great risk there will never be great reward. Read more>>

Pamela Horowitz | Executive Chef

We view risk is an opportunity for success and adventure. We started our business, Provence Catering, in the aftermath of 9/11 in our garage replacing a steady paycheck with an entrepreneurial spirit and lots of hard work. The risks came at us fast and furious. Read more>>