The Risk-Oriented Mentality

And why you need it — especially overseas

Beyond Borders: What does it mean to have a risk-oriented mentality?

Kelly Stratton: It means allowing yourself to realistically assess the risk in the programs you plan, so you can better prepare for the unexpected. This is not a thought process that we come by naturally. It needs to be developed. It's human nature to not want to focus on the negative — especially if we don't feel we are properly equipped to deal with it. I have found that defining two characteristics o

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