risk taker

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An individual or business that tends to behave in a way that can potentially cause physical harm or financial loss, but might also present an opportunity for a rewarding outcome. Most business types that thrive on innovation will encourage a risk taker mentality among management to help support the creative process in other staff members.

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He was a risk taker and decided to go back into the bathroom and see if it was still there for him.
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You need to be able to be a risk taker at times if you want to hit it big and make the most that you can.
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Since I'm so far from retirement, I like to pepper my portfolio with risk takers, since the potential return is high, but I'm far enough from retirement that I can recover if the company's risky ventures do not pay off.
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