Anyone who has ever immigrated from another country or created a startup understands that risk-taking is critical to move forward in life and your career. Your grandparents took risks. Your parents took risks. Yes, we have typified Millennials as lazy, entitled, poor communications skills and hopelessly enamored with technology. We know most of these characterizes are generalizations and probably not true over time. And yet, unfortunately, the millennial “children” are boasting another characteristic that is damning them in the professional world: risk-aversion.