Most companies have begun to see risk management as a separate and important discipline worthy of dedicated resources and specialized skills. We now recognize a much broader array of risk areas and look beyond financial risk to market risk, technical risk, and key person risk. There has recently also been increased focus on information security risk.
One area of risk you may not have thought about is ego risk. Although ego risk is especially relevant to startups, it is also an important risk in the enterprise environment. Teague Hopkins of my Advisory Board has written a blog post on ego risk that I think you will find thought provoking. Take a look. Teague’s Blog Post on Ego Risk.