Risks as part of human (corporate) activities have their roots in the uncertainty of future events and result in possible negative differences in the attainment of company goals. With the increasing complexity of the business environment (e.g. globalization) and dominance of uncertainty (e.g. crises), the knowledge of their own success-critical areas (10 Areas of success) for the survival of a company becomes more and more important. In the following analysis, the weights of success dimensions of Czech and German companies are compared.