Fear of Success Is a Very Real Thing
Aspiring entrepreneurs can quickly become their own worst enemies.
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While a fear of failure can be incredibly destructive, it's the fear of success that can absolutely destroy your business, because most of us aren't even aware that we have a fear of success.
It sounds borderline ridiculous to be afraid of doing well. As entrepreneurs, we wouldn't be putting ourselves out there if we didn't want to succeed, so it's laughable to imagine that not wanting to win would hold us back.
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