You can’t reach the peak of your chosen career if you can’t tolerate the fear of the unknown. History’s creative geniuses risked more to get results. Unless you aim for comfort and stagnation, taking risks is imperative to every creative process.
The willingness to take risks, to break with the safety of tradition, and step outside the comfort zone is necessary for creativity. You can only explore your full potential if you embrace the risk associated with doing something different.