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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.

By Lewis Howes Edited by Dan Bova

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes

I got a question via Instagram recently that really spoke to me. It was about how to deal with fear of failure when you have big dreams.

Welcome to my world.

So in this quick episode on The School of Greatness I am opening up about my biggest fears (yes, I am totally honest) and how I work on overcoming them.

Think of it this way: failure is like school for real life. Every time you fail, you learn valuable lessons. But it doesn't mean you have to just keep failing.

I loved this question and want everyone to understand that failure is NOT something to be feared.

But that doesn't mean it doesn't suck when it happens either

Give Episode 126 a listen and let me know what failure has taught you (and what you are doing to get over it)!

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Lewis Howes

New York Times Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur, Coach

Lewis Howes is a New York Times bestselling author of The School of Greatness and The Mask of Masculinity. He is a lifestyle entrepreneur, high performance business coach and keynote speaker. A former professional football player and two-sport All-American, he is a current USA Men’s National Handball Team athlete. He hosts a top 100 iTunes ranked Apple podcast, The School of Greatness. Howes was recognized by the White House and President Obama as one of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the country under 30. Details magazine called him one of “5 Internet Guru’s that can Make You Rich.”  Howes has been featured on Ellen, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The New York Times, People, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Health and other major media outlets.

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