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5 Steps to Get Out of Your Own Way Your mind is your biggest business adversary. Here's how to overcome the barriers to growth.

By Kezia Luckett

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Have you ever reached a point in your business where you want to scale to the next level, but no matter what you do, you keep coming back to the comfort and security of your current plateau?

If you ask any great entrepreneur what stops them from achieving the levels of success they desire, you will be met with a thousand different reasons. But those at the top of their game know that the reason they don't achieve what they want is that they've been inadvertently holding themselves back. The reasons for this are varied and include fear of judgment, self-sabotage, playing it safe, listening to others and the internal monkey chatter whispering in their ear, ensuring these concerns are always on repeat, threatening to derail their every step.

Because of this, most entrepreneurs are not able to really play full out for what it is they truly desire. Instead, they hold back and play by the outdated rules of society and their past experiences. The human mind is most definitely our most powerful adversary in business. It has the ability to accelerate or quash our dreams at the drop of a hat. Here are five ways you can start to regain control, step out of your own way and easily scale to the next level of success, wealth and happiness that you desire.

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