While I would never suggest purposely placing your child, employee or subordinate in danger, it is interesting to ask ourselves are we purposely choosing to be protectively in such a way as to be counter-productive? While there is every reason not to be reckless, encouraging those under us to explore the world around them with a view towards understanding it can prove helpful in a number of places and situations. In my own personal experience, the main places and times I have learned have always been outside of my comfort zone. This video provides some context.