Monday Motivation: Calculated Risk = Catalyst For Growth
STOUT Inspiration + Action To Accelerate Your Week: Risk & Growth
Marissa Ann Mayer is a graduate of Stanford University and well-known American information technology executive. Her career, spanning from early days (employee #20) as a Google executive and usability leader, to president and chief executive officer at Yahoo! to her current role as co-founder of Lumi Labs, marks Mayer as one of the most influential women in Silicon Valley.
Her philosophy on mentorship and approaching career decisions offers great inspiration for those weighing growth vs. risk.
“If you can push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen.”
– Marissa Mayer
❶ What’s Your “if only”?
First try to find what you love to do and then run through this list of six elements you need to make your next job your dream job to get a better picture of what you are trying to grow towards.
❷ Plan To Push Through Risk
Setting goals can help tame the fear of risk and help you stay on track.
❸ Nuture Your Growth
Celebrate the small wins and use setbacks as fuel to keep driving forward and sustaining your success.
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