RISK QUOTE: Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them—a desire, a dream, and a vision.
—MUHAMMAD ALI, BOXER
RISK QUOTE: It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
—RALPH WALDO EMERSON, POET AND ESSAYIST
When I arrived at Saint Peter’s University in 2004, I asked permission to put the words “specializing in enterprise risk management” on my business cards. I received that permission. Since then, every time I hand someone a card, he or she says something like, “Oh, I’ve heard of enterprise risk management. Exactly what is it?”
That would be a fine reaction to a new idea that needs more traction. It is, however, something of a sad commentary on the ...