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Visionary Leaders as Risk Takers

The heart of Autumn must have broken here, and poured its treasure out upon the leaves.
Charlotte Fiske Bates

"Many of us in the early childhood profession have a temperament less inclined toward risk. In fact, most directors associate the idea of risk with liability and strive to keep everything safe, literally and figuratively. But if you are to be a leader and move your program forward toward a larger vision, you will need to cultivate yourself as a risk taker."This is the observation of Margie Carter and Deb Curtis in The Visionary Director. In the book they ask if you are a risk taker and visionary. They ask which of these statements feel most like you?

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