To gain we must venture? (photo: Two of the 14 swam in the waterfall. The other 12 remained dry on the rocks, until it started raining.) Nothing ventured, nothing gained. Taking risks is risky. So is playing it safe. Go. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.