The trajectory of a smart decision versus a safe decision is light years apart—and the incremental influences of each of these trajectories are significant, comprising the mental imprint of your TC and that of others. In a business, the difference can mean the influence on making market leaders or market followers. A manager makes safe decisions, and a leader makes smart decisions that, when extrapolated, can take you to Point B trajectory placements. Often, safe decisions are what lead to Gap implosions and bring you to an undesirable point.
Exploring why individuals may engage in a trajectory that involves safe versus smart decisions and actions can vary. But the following 10 items are some of the typical imprints for why you and others may select a less fulfilling Line in the end. We make safe decisions because: