If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve probably already taken a leap of faith to start a business, launch a podcast, or stand on a stage to give a keynote address. But fear of failure can often get in the way of our success. So how do you face your fears and find the courage to take the risks that will help you get to the next level of your business and success?
Let’s be honest. Fear is a part of being human, and some fear is even healthy. “Fear is our survival response,” says Northwestern Medicine Clinical Psychologist Zachary Sikora, PsyD, in this article. “Fear is a natural and biological condition that we all experience. It’s important that we experience fear because it keeps us safe.”
It’s also a BIG part of being an entrepreneur. As Pat says in this episode of Ask Pat: “Failure is a very necessary thing to go through as an entrepreneur. You have to go through failures.