It’s easy to make safe choices, because they appeal to our default survival skills.
The safe option could be your meal choice, your career choice, or your sock choice.
Sometimes this is a good thing. We don’t want to get sick from eating shellfish before a big meeting. We want to know we can support ourselves with the work we do. And we want to look and feel good about our appearance while we’re doing it.
And if someone else has made similar choices and appears to have succeeded, it might make sense to follow that same path. Right? Maybe not…