Taking Risks Lead to Innovation – reblog

This was a post from a while ago, but now I think it should see the light again knowing I’m about to take on a big risk leaving Chicago to Boston and recruiting to Software Sales. It feels good to be back on that edge, seeing the possibility of flight in the face of plummeting. 


Looking at my career I’ve taken my fair share of risks and have gotten rewarded for those risks with some great successes. I’ve also failed after taking on some risky ideas, but in the end learned more from the failures which ended up encouraging me to take on even more risks. My first risk…

Taking Risks Lead to Innovation – reblog

Author: Tim Yandel

I'm Tim. I live in Cole Valley, San Francisco with my wife, Julie, and two daughters Addie and Audra. I tend to write a bunch about leading Sales teams, since that's what I've been doing since 2006. I'm particularly drawn to the psychology of selling, whether that be how people buy things or sell things, it's fascinating how decision-making is centered into the core of who you are as a person. I enjoy cultivating a culture centered around mastery of your craft and a genuine passion for winning together. Outside of professional learnings, I enjoy listening to epic sci-fi and fantasy books while I run long distances to decompress and obsessed with watching my two girls grow. For a good ice breaker, ask me about my Golden Retriever and my Bernese Mountain Dog.

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