Dare For More
Trials and risks are part of what keeps the balance in nature. The sun takes the risk to rise and set, when you eat, board a bus, go to work or school, read, sleep, play, drive a car, ride bicycle, you take risk.
Risks are inherent in everyday of our lives. Even coming to this world is a risk becouse you risk going to hell if you come to the world and misbehave. So far you're successful in life and be rated among the most fulfilled fellows in life, you have to take some bold steps tantamount to risks.
Looking at the history of great men in the world, Abraham Lincoln lost elections a total of 10 times and took the risk of contesting for the post of president before he finally won. Sir Micheal Faraday, the inventor of electric bulbs, failed the test for a record time of 1000 times. He got it right when he tried and risked it 1001st time. Sir Nelson Mandela risked his life for his country to be independent. He was jailed for 27 years and he rose to be the first President of South Africa. Bill Gates, the world's acclaimed richest man risked his university education to pursue Microsoft business, right now he can afford anything in the world.
Fela Anikulapo Kuti, the "Abami Eda" himself risked his law career to do music. In his life time and even in death, he rose to the position of a legend worldwide. So risk is part of our everyday life and it's an opportunity which will always come for you to take that bold step that will turn around your life and change it for good. It's been said and proven that "a man's success is the measure of the amount and size of risks and bold steps he took".
Rich men today have taken a lot of risks and dared to tread the path that their contemporaries were afraid of treading. You might not know, there might be something big behind that risk you are afraid of taking. Although, as much as risk is an essential tool you must hold tight, you have to be intelligent and not take unreasonable risks that will land you into trouble at the end.