Entrepreneurs: The Reason You Enjoy Taking Risks [Video]

December 26, 2014

10:00 am

Why are some people more likely to take risks? From riding roller coasters to giving up a nice job to start their own business when the odds are against you, the explanation lies in the pleasure within fear. And entrepreneurs can definitely relate to that feeling.

The Economist released this video explaining both the physical and psychological attraction for thrill-seekers. It has to do with our arousal levels rising when we are feeling scared. Also, you may be confusing the excitement of the unknown to the feeling of resolution. And then there are those who are constantly seeking more. 

Watch this brief video explaining why you love the ups and downs of startup life:

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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

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