Podcast: Taking Risks In Your Career: A Fireside Chat with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

All professionals face anxiety over risk-taking in their careers. What if you make a big move only for it not to pan out? What if you end up regretting it? At some point, many have felt paralyzed by fear when it comes to pursuing those risks, instead opting to play it safe. In this episode of Currents In Learning, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, HBA ’92, a leading digital CEO and entrepreneur, argues that taking bold risks might be the best thing for your career trajectory.


In this episode...

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy joins us in a livestream collaboration with the Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, offering insights from her recently published book Choose Possibility: Take Risks and Thrive (Even When You Fail). Hosted by Professor Eric Morse, Executive Director of the Morrissette Institute, our guest shares her personal experiences on risk-taking, the unexpected forces involved in shaping one’s career path, and the surprising ways risk-taking can shape your leadership journey.

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