Ever wonder why some leaders avoid taking risks in their roles, and default to status quo? I have a theory about this. I believe that without strong personal financial confidence, every decision, no matter how small, feels risky. Leaders lose the ability and courage to garner budget commitment and innovate.
I see a clear connection between the tolerance for calculated risk and financial confidence. Here is how my theory evolved.
Last summer, our financial adviser of 13 years changed careers, leaving us with “Gary,” a new broker….