“You don’t get into something to test the waters. You go into things to make waves.”

—Author Unknown

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Image from daystarus.org

When was the last time you went swimming? What approach did you take as you entered the water? Are you a toe-dipper?  A cannon-baller? Something in between?

Many people take a “safety first,” somewhat timid approach as they take on new experiences. This is often a wise move as they explore the risk/reward potential.

When, however, we feel fairly confident that the waters are not shark-infested, today’s quote encourages us to displace as much water as possible.


Where and in what professional or personal situations is it time for you to stop testing the waters and take the plunge?