By Ashley Hoye
We see successes often in today’s digital world, but what don’t get shown enough are the failures behind someone’s success. We only see the winning reel.
During the 2016 YLAI Washington Summit, we asked several Fellows and guest speakers to tell us what it takes to be successful. Hear below some surprising answers on why risk and failure are what you should seek when wanting to succeed.
Carlos Gutierrez from Albright Stonebridge Group
Why it is necessary to take business risk? If you don’t grow your business, it will decay. Growth requires risk.
Germán Santillán Ugarte from Mexico
YLAI Fellow Germán Santillán Ugarte explains that risk taking is what being an entrepreneur is about.
Indira Burke from Aruba
YLAI Fellow Indira Burke explains how risk taking and successful business go together.
Mazal Blanco Labouz from Colombia
YLAI Fellow Mazal Blanco Labouz believes that with risk and failures come persistence.
Want to know more? Check out the benefits of risk taking in this video featuring more of our YLAI Fellows and guest speakers.
Still not convinced?
- Read how Freddy Vega of the company Platzi took a major financial risk that paid off in an unexpected way.
- Learn how one YLAI Fellow, Diego Olivero, overcame one of his professional obstacles.
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