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    Being overcautious leads to success or failure?

    Failure is a stepping stone to success. But no one loves to experience the bitter taste of failure in life. So to reach greater heights and to record success, people work hard and follow some secret tips. During critical scenarios, when people are forced to take risks, some people will avoid taking risks and will stand in a safer side, but on the other hand there are few people who will face the risk over-cautiously to avoid the hurdles. Being too cautious has both advantages and disadvantages. Some people will act overcautious in all the situations irrespective of the risky situation. Being overcautious may cause nervousness and fear which in turn may spoil the entire situation. So is it good to act overcautious?

    Being overcautious leads to success or failure?

    Share your opinions.
  • #600285
    I the present times where risk taking and aggressiveness is adored and hero-worshipped and given publicity,i the overcautious may not become highly successful. He may lag behind and even get ignored.

    However those who are sheer aggressive and rash are also bound to suffer for that.

    What is needed is proper caution and prudent risk taking. Overall one should be pro-active- neither overcautious nor brazen rash.

  • #600290
    But I doubt why so much of fearful doubts arises in the post of author on success. However it is personal to the author but even that should be cautiously handled when a senior by age really observed or followed the posts.
    Nice to be in ISC and feel the difference.

  • #600299
    It is always advisable to take calculated risks. You can't take risks without understanding the consequences. So to attain success always we should be alert and should take correct decisions at correct time. But no one should become overconfident and think nothing will happen. Study the situation properly and act accordingly. Some times even after doing all this also we may experience some failures. Let us not worry too much about failures. Analyse the reasons of failure and correct the mistakes. Definitely we will be successful.

    When a new product is to be introduced into the market by a company, they will see that it will perform 100%. But sometimes they may find some small problems when they interact with customers. They will correct those mistakes in the next batch.

    Too much aggression is not advisable and at the same time becoming too much cautious also is not correct. Take calculate risks always.

    always confident

  • #600301
    There cannot be guarantee for success even one has been leading the life with caution and thinking twice. What is destined to happen, that would happen. But what I feel that those who have taken risk in the life, have prospered well and challenged those who were left in the huff. Taking calculated risk is also not recommended. That means some doubts are there in the mind. Life itself a big game and drama and here performers are cared, no matter how they come to the limelight. So through normal means one may not get the success therefore achieving through risks would be highlight and remembered.
    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #600304
    Response to #600290
    Ms. Saroja, Thanks for following all my posts. Yes! I agree, I have submitted a couple of posts on success. But does my threads on success look like a fearful doubt? I have raised the forum posts based on the points which have sparked my mind. I am sure that the forum posts which I have posted previously on success are different from this one. This thread is not only about success or failure; it is also about the effect of being overcautious.

  • #600321
    I think overcautions lead to failures some times. If we start some work and we think about it all time and if we take more cautions, unknowingly it leads to cause tension in our mind. And we may fail to complete that work due to stress and tension.

    One should take cautions while doing some risky things, should know its consequenses and then have to step forward. But should not take over cautions.

    We should not stop taking risks. Because taking risks by taking some cautions will compulsorly leads to success. In my opinion the person who never takes risks will be in same position and will fail in life.


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