Fear

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Richard Branson Hates Public Speaking -- Here's How He Gets Over It
Public Speaking

Richard Branson Hates Public Speaking -- Here's How He Gets Over It

In this video, Branson explains how he got over his fear of delivering speeches and offers tips for how you can make a great speech.
Building a Business Can Be Downright Terrifying. Here's How to Cope. (Infographic)
Fear

Building a Business Can Be Downright Terrifying. Here's How to Cope. (Infographic)

A new survey has found that you're probably a lot more prepared than you think.
Geoff Weiss
Discoveries From an Entrepreneur's Risk Experiment
Failure

Discoveries From an Entrepreneur's Risk Experiment

You might be surprised to find out what holds back people from going after the things they want -- in business or life.
Kelsey Ramsden
How to Rise Above 5 Self-Limiting Beliefs That Hold You Back From Success
Personal Improvement

How to Rise Above 5 Self-Limiting Beliefs That Hold You Back From Success

These 'human' challenges are completely solvable, as many of them are self-induced.
Jeff Boss
Desire Is Dangerous in Business But Playing It Safe Is No Alternative
Entrepreneur Mindset

Desire Is Dangerous in Business But Playing It Safe Is No Alternative

Determining what we truly want is a no easier than navigating the treacherous territory that must be crossed to get it.
Dixie Gillaspie
Leadership Qualities

Why Some CEOs and Entrepreneurs Make Horrible Leaders

Their confidence inspires them to take risks. But if these executives don't learn to properly interact with the teams that support them, they will fail.
Iman Jalali
Common Succession Planning Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them
Succession Planning

Common Succession Planning Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

Remember, the process isn't about you. It's about the organization. Instead of choosing a successor just like you, choose one to meet the new needs of the enterprise.
Beth Miller
How I Overcome the Fear of Failure
Failure

How I Overcome the Fear of Failure

Lifestyle entrepreneur Lewis Howes opens up about his biggest fears and talks about how he works on overcoming them.
Lewis Howes
5 Words Successful (and Happy) People Never Use
Success

5 Words Successful (and Happy) People Never Use

The biggest difference between people like us and people who do things we would like to do is they didn't reflexively decide to put up their own barriers.
Jeff Haden
Move Away From Shame-Based Management to Inspire Productivity
Leadership

Move Away From Shame-Based Management to Inspire Productivity

Leading a team is extremely challenging but making employees feel inferior or afraid doesn't foster lasting success.
Sherrie Campbell
Confident Entrepreneurs Deftly Overcome Impostor Syndrome
Confidence

Confident Entrepreneurs Deftly Overcome Impostor Syndrome

The immense stretching exercise involved in launching a new business can incite fear and timidity. Ward off such feelings with these 10 steps.
Isaiah Hankel
The Common Advice Barbara Corcoran and an Astronaut Used to Conquer Fear
Fear

The Common Advice Barbara Corcoran and an Astronaut Used to Conquer Fear

Most people fear public speaking or experience stage fright at the very thought of delivering a presentation because they don't do it very often.
Carmine Gallo
Lacking Capital, Talent or Connections? That's Just the Fear Talking.
Startup Basics

Lacking Capital, Talent or Connections? That's Just the Fear Talking.

To see if there is any future for a new business, focus only on the essentials and develop a minimum viable product.
Kuty Shalev