Always Balance Risks with Rewards – The Namibian
WITH THE BLATANT flouting of visitors guidelines, law-abiding pedestrians and motorists quickly uncover that utilizing Windhoek’s roads will be dangerous – particularly in areas with excessive visitors density like the town’s central enterprise district (CBD), close to instructional establishments and industrial zones, and near purchasing malls.
Pedestrians are compelled to take excessive care when crossing roads and at intersections.
Motorists drive cautiously and defensively, viewing different drivers with scepticism.
Dashing and irresponsible driving is linked to threat and reward for taxis – the extra journeys a driver squeezes in ferrying commuters to or from work, the upper the earnings.
As for speedsters and highway hogs, clearly an absence of visitors officers encourages unhealthy behaviour.
Throughout morning and night peak visitors durations, there may be infrequently a police presence within the CBD or at busy spots.
This perceived low threat of a violation spot effective and a reward to display highway person superiority, turns into engaging.
The appalling unhealthy driving and dashing are prevalent on the open roads too.
With the festive season quick approaching, quickly many might be travelling to vacationer locations or to different elements of Namibia to spend time with household and pals.
Most travellers will make use of public transport – seven-seaters and minibuses.
For the drivers it’s earnings boomtime and they’re going to attempt to squeeze in lots of spherical journeys, ignoring the chance of incurring a dashing or visitors rule infringement effective, towards the reward of constructing extra money.
From an early age, one learns to be vigilant and handle threat to negate potential calamity, hurt, harm or to undergo loss.
Confronted with an array of bodily, emotional, mental, and religious challenges, as we age, we study to make the suitable selections as a threat administration technique to take care of ourselves.
So do not expose your self to a harmful scenario as for you the reward may maintain dire penalties.
Relatively delay arrival at your vacation spot than travelling in a automobile pushed by an intoxicated particular person. Disembark and demand a payment refund if feeling unsafe due to irresponsible driving.
In enterprise, threat administration is equally vital.
Sensible entrepreneurs swiftly study the significance of cash self-discipline, enterprise focus and dealing sensible in addition to onerous.
Entrepreneurs know that failure to maintain books and data, and to not prudently handle money inflows and outflows, is dangerous.
Smart entrepreneurs realise that failure to place contracts and agreements in place to control relationships with companions, workers, suppliers and prospects, or paying taxes on time, will result in bother.
Accountable entrepreneurs settle for that making use of threat administration rules isn’t a selection, however an obligation, and a prerequisite for enterprise success.
In not making use of frequent sense in the case of threat administration, entrepreneurs are bruised and battered, normally to the extent that their enterprise may shut, with lack of dignity and the cash invested.
Solely fools resembling gamblers consider that the upper the chance the better the reward.
Casinos are in enterprise to become profitable, to not threat shedding it to gamblers.
The smart will at all times steadiness dangers to attain a desired reward – security and safety in life, or success if in enterprise.
* Danny Meyer is reachable at [email protected]