Auditing is risky business. The choice of becoming an auditor, choosing your field of expertise, gaining an understanding of the standards, and applying to technical area all rely on a professional’s competence. What underlies this competence is the confidence to complete the task. This confidence is achieved through the ability to resolve the risk inherent in the process. Let’s talk risk.
Our presence on this planet owes everything to the way that our ancestors dealt with risk. To survive, we had to be successful in dealing with the extraordinary challenges we faced, otherwise our own unique and very particular bundles of genes would not have made it.