Would you risk your job to move abroad?


MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: Why is it important for women to take risks in business? is written byMary Beth Laughton, senior vice president of e-commerce and digital marketing at Sephora.

Taking risks involves the ability to recognize opportunities, the courage to go after them, and the confidence to stand by them. Frankly, I’ve never really thought of myself as a risk taker. Growing up, I was the Midwestern, ‘girl next door’ type who liked staying within the lines. But looking back now I realize that I am a risk taker. I’ve taken a variety of risks – big and small – but all rewarding in some way.

In fact, one of the biggest risks I took was when I was offered the chance to move to Europe with…

View original post 544 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s