Random Thoughts: Risk Taking



A turtle makes no progress unless he has his neck out. On the other hand, he’s safer if he keeps his head under his shell. But then of course he can’t see where he’s going. It doesn’t matter, though, because he isn’t going anywhere. There are many organizations that stay in a safe mode all the time. They manage to get by but they don’t accomplish very much. They can’t see where there going but it doesn’t matter; they aren’t going anywhere. That’s not true of this organization. If it was, we couldn’t describe it as “special.”

Matt Knisely

Matt Knisely is an Emmy Award–winning visual storyteller, creative director, and author who loves telling stories of the extraordinary. Make sure you check out his book Framing Faith, it helps connect the seemingly unconnected, see the beauty right in front of us, and revealing how to be present in the moment.

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  1. Great insight, Matt! I love this. Today I'm going to stick my head out… half-way 🙂