What if we screw up and embarrass ourselves and the team? ‘What if I screw up’ is on everyone’s mind What if we screw up and embarrass ourselves and the team? “You’re fired!” Even if the company won’t fire us, we inhibit our risk taking anyway. Risk taking inhibitions are second only to getting naked in front of people we don’t know. 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.