The world feels less stable for many people than ever before. Soaring inflation, geopolitical conflicts, rapidly advancing climate change, and the lingering effects of a global pandemic have made businesses more cautious and wary of embarking on big new projects. But while many of the issues we’re facing today are certainly unique to our time, risk has always been — and will continue to be — an inherent part of life. Human beings are resilient, and risks help us forge new paths forward.