A very sensible question: “what if?”. Could you cope with the consequences if the “if” happened? If not, then let’s not!
But wait. Are those possible downsides really as difficult to cope with as you might initially think? Have you taken sound advice on how to avoid or mitigate the risks?
And “what if” you don’t act? Some people live a whole life writing the Tiger’s story rather than their own because of the remote possibility of some “what if?”. What if stagnation is your alternative?
Let’s get real about the “what ifs”. Then we can take real decisions.
Here are some of my thoughts on the subject. What are yours?