October is the season when we celebrate fear. Fear in the form of ghouls and vampires. But not fear of starting a business!
If you’ve long told yourself you wanted to start a business but haven’t done it yet, I’m betting one or more of these fears is holding you back:
- Fear of failure: What if I don’t succeed? What will people think?
- Fear of competition: There are others already doing what I want to do. How could I possibly do it better?
- Fear of success:(Yes, this is a fear!) I’ve come to expect little from myself. Will I be the same person if I start achieving more?
Let me do you a favor and bonk those fears on the head. There are no guarantees in life, and there are certainly none in entrepreneurship. But that’s part of the equation. You take the risk of failure with the potential for great success and growth. If you can deal with that duality, you’ll make a great business owner.
Let’s get you shifting your mindset and on to actually starting that business that you’ve dreamed of. Continue reading “Overcoming the Fear of Starting a Business” »