Although the rewards of achieving success as an entrepreneur may outweigh the risks, you have to be prepared to overcome many challenges. Pursuing entrepreneurship can involve making career, financial, and personal sacrifices. You could also be facing a steep learning curve. For startup founders, taking calculated risks is central to the decision making process, which can be daunting for first-time entrepreneurs. To hep you identify and mitigate some of the risks, Rieva Lesonsky shares the findings of a recent survey to reveal how "business owners may be indulging in some risky behavior."